BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations Increase Risk for Breast, Ovarian Cancers, Study Finds

BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations Increase Risk for Breast, Ovarian Cancers, Study Finds
Women who carry BRAC1 or BRAC2 genetic mutations have an increased risk of developing breast and ovarian cancers, according to a recent report published in JAMA. The study, “Risks of Breast, Ovarian, and Contralateral Breast Cancer for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers,” may help doctors identify patients more likely to develop these diseases and design monitoring programs for them. Alterations in

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