Tags - Genetics

New genetic test could reduce preventative mastectomies

October 12th, 2017
A genetic test that more accurately predicts the risk of developing breast cancer is being trialled ...
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NBCF researcher Tu Nguyen Dumont focuses on breast cancer prevention

June 26th, 2017
When people meet breast cancer researcher Tu Nguyen-Dumont they always ask how close we are to a cur ...
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New Australian study clarifies risk for faulty BRCA carriers

June 21st, 2017
Carriers of the faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have a higher risk of developing breast and ovarian can ...
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Breast cancer risk factors you can’t change

June 14th, 2017
Family history, high breast density and ethnicity are just some of the contributors to breast cancer ...
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What does the ‘Warburg effect’ have to do with breast cancer?

May 3rd, 2017
We’ve all heard that cancer is a disease of the genes and decades of research has resulted in a wh ...
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Seeking more genetic information for women at high risk of breast cancer

April 20th, 2017
Genetic testing has come a long way helping to identify women with a high risk of breast cancer due ...
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BRCA breast cancer treatment could help even more people

March 28th, 2017
Women with an inherited fault in their BRCA genes account for less than five per cent of breast ca ...
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Monthly breast cancer research update – March 2017

March 27th, 2017
March was an exciting month for breast cancer research, with discoveries reported in many of the are ...
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Improving genetic testing for familial cancer risk

April 20th, 2017
Approximately 10 per cent of breast cancer cases are caused by faulty genes being handed down throug ...
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Monthly Breast Cancer Research Update – October 2016

October 31st, 2016
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month we saw some diverse research results and promising findings for ...
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