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Young Promise: High school students uncover genes tied to prostate cancer

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

What started as a high school science fair project has developed into groundbreaking preliminary research that could change the way prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated, improving the quality of life for thousands of men who face unnecessary treatment and severe side effects. The study, which appeared in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, was authored by 18-year-old Ali Tradonsky and her friend Tammy Rubin.

Read more in Advance for Medical Laboratory Professionals here.