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BRCA1 is a gene on chromosome 17 that normally helps to suppress cell growth. A person who inherits certain mutations (changes) in a BRCA1 gene has a higher risk of getting breast, ovarian, prostate, and other types of cancer.
Living examples of hope and determination against cancer

Living examples of hope and determination against cancer

Bahamas' Ministry of Health unveils plans to advance breast cancer programs

Bahamas' Ministry of Health unveils plans to advance breast cancer programs

Study finds BRCA1 mutations in nearly one in five TN breast cancer patients

Study finds BRCA1 mutations in nearly one in five TN breast cancer patients

KSU, St. Michael's receive U.S. patent to use BRCA1 gene for cardiovascular disease

KSU, St. Michael's receive U.S. patent to use BRCA1 gene for cardiovascular disease

Women with breast cancer more likely to develop heart disease

Women with breast cancer more likely to develop heart disease

Risk of breast cancer in the genetically predisposed

Risk of breast cancer in the genetically predisposed

Just couple of glasses of wine a day could raise risk of breast cancer: Study

Just couple of glasses of wine a day could raise risk of breast cancer: Study

Breast cancer not 100% inherited: Study

Breast cancer not 100% inherited: Study

Genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer

Genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer

Researchers discover cellular origins of breast cancer

Researchers discover cellular origins of breast cancer

Breast cancer patients with BRCA1 mutation experience pCR after neoadjuvent chemotherapy

Breast cancer patients with BRCA1 mutation experience pCR after neoadjuvent chemotherapy

Researchers discover mechanisms behind BRCA1 gene mutations in breast and ovarian cancer

Researchers discover mechanisms behind BRCA1 gene mutations in breast and ovarian cancer

Genetic culprit behind ovarian cancer discovered

Genetic culprit behind ovarian cancer discovered

Male breast cancer patients denied Medicaid coverage

Male breast cancer patients denied Medicaid coverage

Ovarian cancer gene discovered

Ovarian cancer gene discovered

Lack of genetic screening for cancers

Lack of genetic screening for cancers

Researcher to evaluate new approach for treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

Researcher to evaluate new approach for treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

Response Genetics' clinical approaches to improve cancer care to be presented at ASCO 2011

Response Genetics' clinical approaches to improve cancer care to be presented at ASCO 2011

Researchers discover overactive genes that drive triple-negative breast cancer cells

Researchers discover overactive genes that drive triple-negative breast cancer cells

Researchers discover new mechanism by which BRCA1 gene mutations can induce breast cancer

Researchers discover new mechanism by which BRCA1 gene mutations can induce breast cancer