No Need for Gene Screens in Breast Cancer Families, Leiden University Medical Center Researchers Say  
7/23/2008 7:34:10 AM

EurekAlert -- Research reported today should provide relief to women who are worried after a relative's breast cancer diagnosis. The study in the open access journal BMC Cancer shows that a family history of breast cancer does not give a useful indication of the likelihood that a woman will develop it herself at an early age.