Study of Affected Families Finds PALB2 Mutations Increase Breast Cancer Risk Significantly | GenomeWeb

Originally published August 11.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Research by an international team led by University of Cambridge scientists has found that mutations in the gene PALB2 confer almost as great a risk of developing breast cancer as mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2, the genes most commonly implicated in familial forms of the disease.

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