Published in Cancer Weekly, June 22nd, 2004
Meaghan Figge, a sophomore at Albany Academy for Girls, published her results in the June 2004 issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, detailing the likely sites for BRCA-1 mutations leading to breast cancer. Figge is a student member of the American Association for Cancer Research, which publishes the journal.
Figge pursued her research in memory of her grandmother, Helen Luciw, who died from breast cancer at age 64. Meaghan was in the fourth grade...
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