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BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene

A gene change that increases the risk of getting breast, ovarian or prostate cancer.

News: New research gives hope to women with BRCA1 and 2

of this research, giving greater hope to Queenslanders who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene variants,” Ms Clift said. “There are many misconceptions and a lot of confusion about how genetics influence cancer risk –it’s important we set the record…

News: New research examines changes in BRCA1 and 2 to help predict cancer risk

of changes (or variants) in these genes are known to be associated with breast cancer risk, for many changes the clinical significance is unknown,” she said. ”Genetic testing of breast cancer susceptibility genes frequently identifies gene variants of uncertain clinical…

News: New research shows gene fault adds to melanoma risk

us a better understanding of why. “Identifying the faulty gene will give people a better chance of preventing, detecting and hopefully treating the disease – with scientists highlighting the gene as a potential drug target. “In future, this early detection…

Oncotype DX Gene Assay Test

A test that analyses the activity of a group of genes that affect how a cancer is likely to behave and respond to treatment….