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NEW YORK – Ranjit Manchanda knows evidence alone does not inevitably lead to policy changes. But that hasn't stopped him from generating it.

The Queen Mary University of London researcher — a clinical senior lecturer in experimental cancer medicine and consultant gynecological oncologist at the QMUL Barts Cancer Institute — is convinced that a significant number of breast and ovarian cancer cases could be staved off by screening for a handful of inherited founder mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes in individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

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