Tag: BRCA1BRCA2

BRCA1 & BRCA2 mutations: Breast cancer susceptibility gene-1 (BRCA1) and breast cancer susceptibility gene-2 (BRCA2). Mutations in these tumor suppressor genes cause carriers to have relatively high lifetime risks of developing breast, ovarian and other cancers.

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08/28/15
Aluminum compounds found in antiperspirants can damage breast cell DNA
02/09/14
Birth control pill use at young age heightens breast cancer risk in BRCA1 mutation carriers
03/25/13
Non-BRCA carriers in BRCA families may get breast cancer at younger age
04/25/12
Bilateral mastectomy can improve ER-/PR- breast cancer survival in some cases
04/03/12
Small lymph node negative triple negative tumors can have good prognosis
01/10/12
Father's breast cancer or BRCA mutation strongly influences daughter's risk
11/11/11
Nigerian breast cancer patients have high rates of BRCA mutations
10/18/11
Previous appendectomy is associated with cancer in Jewish BRCA mutation carriers
10/10/11
BRCA mutation carriers are diagnosed with breast cancer earlier than the previous generation
08/27/11
Risk of breast cancer among BRCA1 mutation carriers in Poland is lower than in the U.S.
08/20/11
Coffee is not linked to ER+/PR+ or ER-/PR- breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
06/26/11
Women who inherit BRCA mutations from their fathers develop breast cancer at a younger age
02/04/11
Triple negative breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers and noncarriers has similar prognosis
11/20/10
Tea and coffee are not linked to overall breast cancer risk among African Americans
09/18/10
Resveratrol can reduce breast cancer-promoting DNA damage
09/14/10
Does a family history of breast cancer increase the risk of certain subtypes?
09/01/10
Surgery to remove breasts and ovaries reduces cancer risks among BRCA1/2 carriers
07/08/10
Male BRCA2 mutation carriers have 8% lifetime risk of breast cancer
03/10/10
Breast tissue of high risk women resembles nontumor tissue of breast cancer patients
03/05/10
Annual MRIs recommended for women at high familial risk of breast cancer
02/27/10
Mastectomy of the other breast improves survival in some cases

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