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Breast Cancer genes found in both men and women; here's all you need to know about BRCA and genetic testing
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Breast Cancer genes found in both men and women; here's all you need to know about BRCA and genetic testing

Previous studies have shown that mutations (change in the structure) in the Breast Cancer (BRCA) genes in men can increase the risk of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and other cancers

Scientists identify specific genes associated with triple-negative breast cancer
science

Scientists identify specific genes associated with triple-negative breast cancer

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive cancer that cannot be treated using common therapies.

New gene mutation increases breast cancer risk, shows study
Life

New gene mutation increases breast cancer risk, shows study

Women with mutations in a gene called PALB2 have a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by age 70, according to research.

Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer
Entertainment

Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer

Angelina Jolie's aunt died Sunday of breast cancer less than two weeks after Jolie had a double mastectomy to avoid the disease.

'In India, even cancer patients don't want to undergo mastectomy'
Life

'In India, even cancer patients don't want to undergo mastectomy'

In India, mastectomy is a big stigma. So much so, even patients who are diagnosed with cancer don’t want to opt for it. They accept it with great difficulty, say doctors.