Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 18th, 2003
"More than 40% of Australian breast cancer samples have the virus, while it is only found in 2% of normal breast tissue samples [taken from cosmetic surgery]," says Caroline Ford, a University of New South Wales PhD student.
"If this virus does in fact play a role, it opens up the possibility of a preventive vaccine," says Ford. "However we have to do much more work to prove the link."
Breast cancer is the most common cancer of Australian women, affecting 1 in 11 women....
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