BRCA Testing: What Patients Should Know

03 Aug 2015 in

In recent years, many advancements have been made in our knowledge of the relationship between genetics and breast cancerTests are now available to help identify numerous genetic mutations that increase your risk for breast cancer. BRCA1 and BRCA2 are two genes that have been linked to increased risk for breast cancer. BRCA testing could potentially help you to make informed decisions regarding your breast health.

BRCA 1 and BRCA2 Genes: What Do Women Need to Know?

16 Dec 2014 in

Inherited genetic mutations can increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. For instance, a mutation in two of the better-understood genes linked to a substantial increased risk of breast cancer, the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, account for up to: