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WASHINGTON (WUSA) --Genetic researchers say one type of breast cancer is very similar to ovarian cancer. The discovery could lead to better treatments for both diseases.

Scientists have just completed a major analysis of the disease and found four major classes of breast cancer. The new findings suggest triple negative breast cancer might be vulnerable to drugs which already work against high grade ovarian cancer.

The study appeared online in the journal Nature.Researchers hope their work will lead to more effective treatments.

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