Latest Hereditary breast-ovarian cancer syndrome Stories
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Ovarian
Unique Website offers need-to-know information and support about genetic testing. SALT LAKE CITY, (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 In conjunction with Colon Cancer
Among women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer, patients having a germline (gene change in a reproductive cell that could be passed to offspring) mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes was associated with improved 5-year overall survival, with BRCA2 carriers having the best prognosis.
Women who inherit the cancer genes BRCA1 or BRCA2 from their paternal lineage may get a diagnosis a decade earlier than those women who carry the cancer genes from their mother and her ancestors.
Genetic counseling and genetic testing used to evaluate risk of hereditary cancers Westchester County, New York (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 The role of
More patients with ovarian carcinoma carry cancer-predisposing mutations, and in more genes, than previously thought.
Among women with a certain type of high-grade ovarian cancer, having BRCA2 genetic mutations, but not BRCA1, was associated with improved overall survival and improved response to chemotherapy, compared to women with BRCA wild-type (genetic type used as a reference to compare genetic mutations).
FORCE Recognizes Families Affected by Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer with Special Events Throughout the Country (*Previvors are those who carry the gene mutation but have not developed cancer.)
A new analysis has found that many doctors report that they do not appropriately offer breast and ovarian cancer counseling and testing services to their female patients.
Discovered through a new study, many doctors reported in a questionnaire that they do not appropriately offer breast and ovarian cancer counseling and testing services to their female patients.
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