March 1, 2021
Health News

New studies clarify which genes may raise breast cancer risk – Associated Press

Two large studies give a much sharper picture of which inherited mutations raise the risk of breast cancer for women without a family history of the disease, and how common these flawed genes are in the general population.
Doctors say the results published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine can help women make better decisions about screening, preventive surgery or other steps.
Although this sort of genetic testing isnt currently recommended for the general population, its use is growing…

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