miércoles, 22 de septiembre de 2010

Researchers find genetic variants modify the risk of breast cancer

Individuals with disrupting mutations in the BRCA1 gene are known to be at substantially increased risk of breast cancer throughout their lives.

Now, discoveries from an international research team led by Mayo Clinic researchers show that some of those persons may possess additional genetic variants that modify their risk. These new findings enhancing individualized medicine appear in the current Nature Genetics.

Source:
http://beckyminx.wordpress.com/2010/09/22/researchers-find-genetic-variants-modify-the-risk-of-breast-cancer/

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