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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

Genetic Tests and Breast Cancer Risk: Not Perfect

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

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

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

March 2006

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

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

New finding may unlock secrets of BRCA mutations

... Repairing damaged DNA. Scientists have known for about a decade that the
BRCA2 gene is involved in repairing a cell's damaged DNA. ...

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

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

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

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

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

Breast Cancer Genetics: Is Testing an Option?

... The most common of these mutations are located in two genes named breast
cancer gene 1 and breast cancer gene 2 (BRCA1 and BRCA2). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/12/06/breast-cancer-genetics-is-testing-an-option.aspx

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?sitearea=