Latest BRCA1 Stories
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.
Double-strand breaks in DNA happen every time a cell divides and replicates.
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.
Cancer cells are resourceful survivors with plenty of tricks for staying alive.
The CBCD agrees with DNA Pioneer Dr. Watson.
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.
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated.
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.
Mutations in a gene called XRCC2 cause increased breast cancer risk.
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