[MOL] BRCA2 Gene Mutations [00255] Medicine On Line


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[MOL] BRCA2 Gene Mutations



Good Morning My FRiends,

This message may be a little late and may have been posted, but if now
you may find this to be informative.

BRCA2 Gene Mutations Linked To Increased Risk Of A Variety Of

Cancers



WESTPORT, Aug 04 (Reuters Health) - Mutations in BRCA2, a gene

previously associated with cancers of the breast and ovaries,

convey substantially increased risks of several other cancers,

according to a report published in the August 4th issue of the

Journal of the National Cancer Institute.  The British Cancer

Linkage Consortium studied 173 families with BRCA2 mutations,

identified at 20 medical centers throughout Europe and North

America, and compared their cancer rates with those of the

general population, according to Dr.  Douglas Easton of

Strangeways Research Laboratory in Cambridge, UK, and others.



http://ipn.intelihealth.com/ipn/ihtIPN?c=235362

God Bless you All,
marty auslander

_
------------------------------------------------------------------------
This is an automatically-generated notice.  If you'd like to be removed
from the mailing list, please visit the Medicine-On-Line Discussion Forum
at <http://www.meds.com/con_faq.html>, or send an email message to:
majordomo@lists.meds.com
with the subject line blank and the body of the message containing the line:
unsubscribe mol-cancer your-email-address
where the phrase your-email-address is replaced with your actual email
address.
------------------------------------------------------------------------