Study Suggests Screening All TNBC Patients for BRCA Mutations; Closer Look at Other Risk Markers | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An investigation into the prevalence of 17 breast cancer susceptibility gene mutations in more than 1,800 women with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) showed that the majority of susceptibility mutations show up in well-known BRCA genes.

However, the study also found variations in a handful of other genes in a smaller subset of TNBC patients, suggesting the need for additional research to pin down their frequency.

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