Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

, Volume 170, Issue 1, pp 199–200 | Cite as

What to look for in cell-free DNA from breast cancer patients

Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biosciences LaboratoryIstituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCSMeldolaItaly

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