Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research: Breast Cancer Risk Varies Significantly Among BRCA1 And BRCA2 Carriers

Published: Jan 09, 2008

There is a broad variation in the risk of developing breast cancer among people who carry the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation, according to a new article. BRCA2 carrier status," said lead author Colin Begg, PhD, Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, "and the risks in carriers and their relatives must be influenced by other risk factors."

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