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Different types of BRCA 1 and 2 mutations affect risk of breast and ovarian cancer
Different types of BRCA 1 and 2 mutations affect risk of breast and ovarian cancer (April 8, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From Philadelphia - A new report published in JAMA finds that risk of breast or ovarian cancer may be different depending on the type of BRCA 1/2 mutation. Researchers studied over 31,000 women, nearly 20,000 who carried BRCA1 mutations and nearly 12,000 who carried BRCA2 mutations. They found that risk of either breast or ovarian cancer varied by the type and location of the mutations.
 
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