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Can breast cancer be prevented? | American Cancer Society

... cancer risk in women with BRCA2 gene mutations who have never had breast
cancer, but the same may not be true for those with BRCA1 mutations ...

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

What are the risk factors for breast cancer? | American Cancer ...

... BRCA1 and BRCA2: The most common cause of hereditary breast cancer
is an inherited mutation in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. ...

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

New Class of Drugs Promising for BRCA-Related Cancers

New drugs called PARP inhibitors appear to have a lot of promise against
hereditary cancers caused by BRCA1 and BRCA2 cell mutations. ...

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

Genetic Tests and Breast Cancer Risk: Not Perfect

... of breast and/or ovarian cancer, improved considerably about 10 years ago
when testing for mutations in the genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 ...

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

March 2006

... of breast and/or ovarian cancer, improved considerably about 10 years ago
when testing for mutations in the genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 ...

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

What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer?

... This syndrome is caused by inherited mutations in the genes BRCA1 and
BRCA2, as well as possibly some other genes that have not yet been ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-risk-factors

Can ovarian cancer be prevented?

... ovarian cancer. Oral contraceptives also seem to reduce this risk for
women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. But birth ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-prevention

Dr. Len's Cancer Blog | The American Cancer Society - Page ...

... of breast and/or ovarian cancer, improved considerably about 10 years ago
when testing for mutations in the genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/?page=45

New cancer genes: should I run to be tested?

... Some genetic changes (mutations) that are found in only a few families but
tremendously increase risk of cancer (eg, BRCA1/2) have been known ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/08/07/new-cancer-genes-should-i-run-to-be-tested.aspx