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Breast cancer risk factors you cannot change

... For BRCA2 mutations the risk is lower, around 45 ... In the United States, BRCA
mutations are more common in Jewish people of Ashkenazi (Eastern ...

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

Can breast cancer be prevented?

... who will assess your risk of carrying a mutated BRCA gene, explain the ... seems
to reduce breast cancer risk in women with BRCA2 gene 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. ... a lot of promise
against hereditary cancers caused by BRCA1 and BRCA2 cell mutations ...

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?

... For BRCA2 mutations the risk is lower, around 45 ... In the United States BRCA
mutations are more common in Jewish people of Ashkenazi (Eastern ...

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

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... and BRCA2 are known to elevate the risk for the development of breast cancer.
Of the 312 women surveyed, 86 had tested positive for a BRCA ...

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

Genetic Tests and Breast Cancer Risk: Not Perfect

... went to great lengths to get a truer picture of what the real rate of mutation
is in several different genes (including BRCA 1, BRCA2, CHEK2, TP53 ...

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

March 2006

... went to great lengths to get a truer picture of what the real rate of mutation
is in several different genes (including BRCA 1, BRCA2, CHEK2, TP53 ...

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