Retaining one normal BRCA gene in breast, ovarian cancers influences patient survival

Anne Li                                                                                     August 26th, 2017                                   anne2001.li@gmail.com


Determining which cancer patients are likely to be resistant to initial treatment is a major research effort of oncologists and laboratory scientists. Now, ascertaining who might fall into that category may become a little easier for physicians taking care of people with BRCA1/2 mutations. Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a relationship between the genetics of tumors with germline BRCA1/2mutations and whether the tumor retains the normal copy of the BRCA1/2 gene.


See original article at: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170822111106.htm

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