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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Veterans have the chance to be part of the cure for cancer, diabetes, and a whole host of other diseases.

Researchers are compiling a database of blood samples from 1 million veterans nationwide to fuel a wide range of research projects looking at how genes interact with lifestyle and military experience to affect health and diseases.

So far, more than 770,000 veterans have contributed blood samples for the voluntary Million Veteran Program research. Continue reading here…

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