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Breast cancer genes found in mice

October 19, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Research found a set of genes responsible for breast cancer in mice.Scientists say after watching tumor cells spread in living mice, they found a gene that signals how cancer cells move.

The researchers say the study helped them find the set of genes responsible for breast cancer.

The new research could help companies design better drugs to fight the disease.

The head of the study says several pharmaceutical companies are taking notice of the research.

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