Spring 2014 – UConn Researcher Part Of International Effort To Better Assess Colon Cancer Risk

Medical students using the simulation room in the Clinical Skills Area of UConn Health on Oct. 1, 2014. (Lanny Nagler/UConn Photo)

UConn Researcher Part Of International Effort To Better Assess Colon Cancer Risk | 1/3/2014

Hartford Courant
By William Weir

A UConn researcher is part of an international team of scientists that has developed a DNA database that will bring colon-cancer risks into sharper focus for patients.

Until now, genetic tests have provided only a frustratingly vague idea about patients’ risks for colon cancer. More…