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Latest BRCA1 Stories

2013-02-12 14:01:58

A 23andMe study of consumers' reactions to genetic testing found that even when the tests revealed high-risk mutations in individuals, those individuals had few negative reactions to the news.

2013-02-04 10:19:38

Double-strand breaks in DNA happen every time a cell divides and replicates.

Breast Cancer Mutation Linked To Early Onset Menopause
2013-01-30 09:42:51

Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently conducted a study that showed a significantly earlier onset of menopause for women who inherited a mutation in one of the breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) genes.

2013-01-22 10:40:39

Cancer cells are resourceful survivors with plenty of tricks for staying alive.

2013-01-14 23:00:13

The CBCD agrees with DNA Pioneer Dr. Watson.

Genetic Tumor Testing Aids Breast Cancer Treatment
2012-10-21 09:45:26

Experts at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) have started using a new DNA sequencing technique they say will help devise individualized, more effective methods of treating breast cancer.

2012-07-02 21:45:16

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated.

2012-03-30 07:45:53

An international team of researchers led by the University of Melbourne has used new technology to fast track the discovery of a breast cancer risk gene which could assist in the discovery of other cancer genes.

2012-03-29 12:52:35

Mutations in a gene called XRCC2 cause increased breast cancer risk.


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