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Laboratory test aimed at distinguishing breast cancer from benign tumors

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine From: A novel laboratory test in development by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center may be used to help quickly distinguish breast cancer from benign disease. The breast cancer detection assay (BCDA) examines cells from enlarged lymph nodes in the armpit adjacent to a breast and finds chemical markers that …