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Breast cancer risk factors you cannot change

... Although in some families with BRCA1 mutations the lifetime risk of breast ... In
the United States, BRCA mutations are more common in Jewish ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastcancerearlydetection/breast-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-you-cannot-change

Can breast cancer be prevented?

... genetic counselor who will assess your risk of carrying a mutated BRCA gene,
explain ... but the same may not be true for those with BRCA1 mutations ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-prevention

New finding may unlock secrets of BRCA mutations

... A small percentage of breast and ovarian cancers are caused by mutations
in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. BRCA mutations are also linked to cancers ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/finding-may-unlock-secrets-of-brca-mutations

New Class of Drugs Promising for BRCA-Related Cancers

... New Class of Drugs Promising for BRCA-Related Cancers. ... to have a lot of
promise against hereditary cancers caused by BRCA1 and BRCA2 cell ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/newdrugspromisingforsomebrca-relatedcancers

Do we know what causes breast cancer?

... For example, the BRCA genes (BRCA1 and BRCA2) are tumor suppressor
genes. A mutation in one of these genes can be inherited from a parent. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-what-causes

What are the risk factors for breast cancer?

... Although in some families with BRCA1 mutations the lifetime risk of breast
cancer ... In the United States BRCA mutations are more common in Jewish ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... When mutated, BRCA1 and BRCA2 are known to elevate the risk for the ... Of
the 312 women surveyed, 86 had tested positive for a BRCA mutation. ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=143

Genetic Tests and Breast Cancer Risk: Not Perfect

... Those “spontaneous” mutations can occur in the BRCA genes as well, and
can be ... testing is that there are other genes besides BRCA1 and BRCA2 ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2006/03/21/genetic-tests-and-breast-cancer-risk-not-perfect.aspx

Can breast cancer in men be found early?

... Careful breast exams might be useful for screening men with a strong family
history of breast cancer and/or with BRCA mutations found by genetic ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-detection

March 2006

... Those “spontaneous” mutations can occur in the BRCA genes as well, and
can be ... testing is that there are other genes besides BRCA1 and BRCA2 ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2006/03/default.aspx