Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death: study

BRCA mutations are inherited and increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Between 45 percent and 90 percent of women with a BRCA mutation develop breast cancer, compared with about 12.5 percent of women in the general population.

Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death: study

Young women with the BRCA gene mutation that prompted actress Angelina Jolie's pre-emptive and much-publicised double mastectomy are not more likely to die after a breast cancer diagnosis, scientists ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Gene mutation doesn’t make women diagnosed with breast cancer more likely to die

A gene mutation that makes it likely for women to develop breast cancer doesn't actually make the disease worse.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from ZME Science

Young-Onset Breast Cancer Survival Unaffected by BRCA Status (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- But exception seen in triple-negative disease

Sat 13 Jan 18 from MedPageToday

BRCA Breast Cancer Gene Doesn't Affect Survival

BRCA mutations are inherited and increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Between 45 percent and 90 percent of women with a BRCA mutation develop breast cancer, compared with about 12.5 ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from WebMD

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