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Discovery of oral cancer biomarkers could save thousands of lives

20:00 EDT 14 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(University of Otago) Oral cancer is known for its high mortality rate in developing countries, but an international team of scientists hope its latest discovery will change that.Researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata, have discovered epigenetic markers that are distinctly different in oral cancer tissues compared to the adjacent healthy tissues in patients.

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