Carrying a BRCA mutation does not affect a young woman’s breast cancer prognosis, a study shows. While the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are linked to a heightened risk of developing breast or ovarian cancers, a UK study that followed up 2733 young breast cancer patients for eight years found that overall survival rates were the ...
BRCA prognosis findings have implications for early breast cancer treatment decisions
By Michael Woodhead
19 Jan 2018