Resources & disclaimer

1) Domchek SM, Friebel TM, et al. Association of risk-reducing surgery in BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation carriers with cancer risk and mortality. JAMA 2010; 304 (9): 967-975. (PubMed Abstract)
2) King MC, Wieand S, Hale K, et al. Tamoxifen and breast cancer incidence among women with inherited mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2: National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (nsabp-p1) Breast Cancer Prevention Trial. JAMA 2001; 286 (18):2251-2256 (PubMed Abstract)
3)McLaughlin JR, Risch HA, Lubinski J, et al. Reproductive risk factors for ovarian cancer in carriers of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations: A case-control study. Lancet Oncology 2007; 8 (1): 26-34. (PubMed Abstract)
4) BRCA2 Gene Now Connected to Lung Cancer, Doubling a Smoker's Risk. June 02, 2014, Lebanon, NH. Genetic Causes of lung cancer explored in global genome project. (Accessed Oct 2015)

Other Resources
National Cancer Institute:
BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing Fact Sheet - National Cancer Institute.
Permission to use the BRCA statistics table for this webpage, and associated book, was given by The Royal Marsden Hospital in June 2015.


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