Breast Cancer Action Sues to End Gene Patenting
... patent on the two human genes known as BRAC1 and BRAC2.
The BRAC1 and brac2
genes are present in every human. However, people with certain genetic muta... mutations and to the research performed on them. Testing for the BRAC1 and brac2
mutations can only be performed at Myriad labs and currently costs over $3,...
Breast Cancer Genes Also Raise Men's Risk for Malignancy
... Fox Chase, said in a prepared statement.
The researchers interviewed 24 men with a first-degree female relative who tested positive for a BRCA1 or brac2
mutation. All the women said they told their male relative about the test results, but only 18 of the men remembered that they were told.
BRAC2 mutations is also linked with cancers in men
...hed the results of their work linking mutations in brac2
gene leading to development of cancers in men, whi...d in the Journal of Medical Ethics. //Mutations in brac2
gene which was found to cause development of breas...s of the study also confirmed the relation between brac2
mutations and increased risk of development of bon...