EU Projects target better screening tools

By Aoileann Ní Bhroin

Posted: 31 October, 2017

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, highlighting the plight of patients and efforts to fight this potentially deadly disease that claims around 570 000 lives a year around the world. The EU is doing its part by funding a range of promising research projects, including two that are developing tools to better determine a woman’s breast cancer risk in order to optimise screening and prevention – and ultimately save lives.

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