Researchers working to develop simple breast cancer test

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Shi and Burton in lab

Dr. Honglan Shi and Dr. Casey Burton, shown in 2016 while conducting water quality research in Schrenk Hall. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Funded by a $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, a pair of researchers from Missouri S&T and Phelps Health are teaming up to develop a urine test to determine whether a patient may be at increased risk of having breast cancer.

Dr. Honglan Shi, professor of chemistry at S&T, is leading the research project and working with Dr. Casey Burton, director of medical research at Phelps Health and an adjunct professor of chemistry at S&T.

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