International Team Tracks Down Variants Modifying BRCA1-Related Breast Cancer Risk | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing in the early, online edition of Nature Genetics yesterday, a large, international research group reported that it has identified a genetic locus that modifies BRCA1-related breast cancer risk — a finding that may further improve breast cancer risk prediction in individuals carrying BRCA1 mutations.

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