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 What is the breast cancer gene called?

Answer The breast cancer gene is actually two different genes, BRCA1 or BRCA2. The risk for breast cancer increases if the patient carries a genetic mutation of either gene. However, the inherited gene mu... Read More »
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Is breast cancer a single-gene deficit?

Breast cancer is a term that describes the growth of malignant cells in breast or nipple tissue. While some breast cancers result from inherited single-gene changes, most causes for breast cancer a... Read More »
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Why is it we have breast cancer awareness month...pink pins to wear and show support...breast cancer walks?

Typically, it's the big fish that makes the biggest splash.While watching the Oscars, they honoured Jerry Lewis and they said he was responsible for raising $2 billion for MS.$2 billion bucks and I... Read More »
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My paternal grandmother died of breast cancer. Does that increase my chances of developing breast cancer?

Breast cancer is common enough that having a grandparent who contracted the disease does not necessarily mean that you have any predisposition to it yourself. Just be vigilant, and you'll be fine.
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Im sixteen years old and have found a lump in my breast...could it be breast cancer?

Hi Casey, ignore the few insensitive answers and try not to worry. It is not at all uncommon for young girls to have cysts, but you really must get it checked. Talk to your Mum about it and have he... Read More »
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