New Genetic Test To Spotlight Heightened Bowel Cancer Risk

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Bowel Cancer Risk

Cancer Research UK scientists have devised a new means to identify groups of people genetically more at risk from bowel cancer. This could lead to new measures to prevent the disease for thousands of people in the future, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine today (Wednesday 28 June 2006).

A team at the University of Edinburgh undertook the largest ever study of a particular class of genes