A panel of 18 SNPs “substantially improves” breast cancer risk prediction and identification of women who may benefit most from preventive therapy or additional screening.

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IBM’s Watson for Oncology, a computer that helps oncologists make treatment decisions for individual patients, made the same recommendations 90% of the time as a team of specialist oncologists, according to a new study presented on Friday, December 9, at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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