Breast Cancer

BRCA prognosis findings have implications for early breast cancer treatment decisions

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 ...

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