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BRCA2 is a gene on chromosome 13 that normally helps to suppress cell growth. A person who inherits certain mutations (changes) in a BRCA2 gene has a higher risk of getting breast, ovarian, prostate, and other types of cancer.
PSA testing can help detect prostate cancer in men with BRCA2 gene fault

PSA testing can help detect prostate cancer in men with BRCA2 gene fault

New therapy may kill cancer cells in inherited breast cancer

New therapy may kill cancer cells in inherited breast cancer

Women who inherit BRCA mutations have high risk of developing cancer

Women who inherit BRCA mutations have high risk of developing cancer

New research uncovers mechanism behind the newest generation of cancer drugs

New research uncovers mechanism behind the newest generation of cancer drugs

PCRF awards £1.2M grants for new research projects tackling pancreatic cancer

PCRF awards £1.2M grants for new research projects tackling pancreatic cancer

Community hospitals link arms with prestigious facilities to raise their profiles

Community hospitals link arms with prestigious facilities to raise their profiles

U.S. Department of Defense grants 'Impact Award' to explore therapeutic options against advanced prostate cancer

U.S. Department of Defense grants 'Impact Award' to explore therapeutic options against advanced prostate cancer

Beyond BRCA: Epigenetic Silencing in Breast Cancer

Beyond BRCA: Epigenetic Silencing in Breast Cancer

Pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations fare better on platinum-based chemotherapy

Pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations fare better on platinum-based chemotherapy

Disruption of the body's circadian rhythm linked to increased risk of breast cancer

Disruption of the body's circadian rhythm linked to increased risk of breast cancer

New test predicts which BRCA2 gene mutations lead to breast, ovarian cancers

New test predicts which BRCA2 gene mutations lead to breast, ovarian cancers

Research reveals cost-effectiveness of whole-population screening for breast, ovarian cancer gene mutations

Research reveals cost-effectiveness of whole-population screening for breast, ovarian cancer gene mutations

Study finds combination therapy as effective strategy to treat ovarian cancers

Study finds combination therapy as effective strategy to treat ovarian cancers

Yale scientists unravel molecular mechanism of breast cancer risk gene

Yale scientists unravel molecular mechanism of breast cancer risk gene

Scientists crack genetic code to identify men at risk for prostate cancer that spreads after treatment

Scientists crack genetic code to identify men at risk for prostate cancer that spreads after treatment

Landmark study unravels secrets of aggressive prostate cancer

Landmark study unravels secrets of aggressive prostate cancer

Study reveals unexpected process for acquiring chemoresistance in breast cancers

Study reveals unexpected process for acquiring chemoresistance in breast cancers

New streamlined approach to genetic testing benefits women with ovarian cancer

New streamlined approach to genetic testing benefits women with ovarian cancer

Early epigenetic changes could open way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer

Early epigenetic changes could open way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer

New gene testing method can identify mutations, prioritize variants in breast and ovarian cancer genes

New gene testing method can identify mutations, prioritize variants in breast and ovarian cancer genes