Items Tagged ‘Triple Negative Breast Cancer’

August 28th, 2012

Genetic Testing Appropriate for Some Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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A study conducted in Greece found elevated rates of BRCA1 gene mutations in women with triple-negative breast cancer, particularly those who had been diagnosed with cancer at a young age. These results were published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Inherited mutations in two genes—BRCA1 and BRCA2—have been found to greatly increase the lifetime risk of […]

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