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Breast cancer clinical trial to begin in Oklahoma City


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Researchers preparing to conduct an extensive breast cancer research trial in Oklahoma City hope to find cancers that mammograms can't detect.

The Oklahoman ( ) reports the Mercy Breast Center is scheduled to begin the trial on July 1. It'll bring in 4,000 women over three years who've had a mammogram that was interpreted as normal.

"We miss the majority of women who are heading straight towards having breast cancer," said Alan Hollingsworth, medical director of the center. "It is going to be a huge undertaking."

Researchers have created a new bre...

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