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Breast cancer

A cancer that forms in tissues of the breast. Breast cancers occur in both women and men, although male breast cancer is rare.

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Genetic screening provides actionable findings in one in six people 31 August 2021 News
BRCA2 DNA repair errors implicated in infertility 23 August 2021 News
Report recommends more scrutiny for direct-to-consumer genomic tests 16 August 2021 Comment
Podcast Review: Ingenious 26 July 2021 Review
Book Review: The Mother Project – Making it to parenthood the (very) long way round 12 July 2021 Review
No increased breast cancer risk from fertility drugs 28 June 2021 News
Breast cancer drug reduces the risk of recurrence by 42 percent 7 June 2021 News
PARP inhibitor is most effective in ovarian cancer patients with DNA repair mutations 10 May 2021 News
Olaparib extends life of ovarian cancer patients with BRCA1/2 26 April 2021 News
BRCA-associated breast cancer risk may be influenced by the woman's genome 7 September 2020 News
'Single gene' condition risk influenced by genetic background 24 August 2020 News
Chemotherapy infertility risk more likely discussed with female patients 27 July 2020 News
Saving lives with early breast and ovarian cancer screening 20 July 2020 News
Breast cancer drug depletes ovarian reserve in mice 6 July 2020 News
Fertility preservation is effective in female cancer patients 6 July 2020 News
Podcast Review: Genetics Unzipped – Hidden family secrets revealed by genetic testing 9 March 2020 Review
Global cancer genome study reveals genetic secrets 10 February 2020 News
Scientists find five times more genes linked to breast cancer than were previously known 13 January 2020 News
Health reports from direct-to-consumer genetic tests 'woefully incomplete' 21 October 2019 News
Widen breast cancer gene screening, says US taskforce 27 August 2019 News
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