Breast Cancer Genes: How Much Risk Do BRCA Mutations Bring?

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Women with mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer, but a woman's exact cancer risk may vary greatly depending on exactly how her gene is mutated, or changed from its original form. A new study identifies a number of mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that may help doctors provide women with more precise estimates of their cancer risk. “We …

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Breast Cancer Genes: How Much Risk Do BRCA Mutations Bring?

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