Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 6th, 2001
The study, published in the November 7, 2001, issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, followed 26 high-risk women identified with altered BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer susceptibility genes. All of these women had previously undergone surgery to have their breasts removed. During the period of follow-up thus far - averaging 13.4 years - none of these women have developed breast cancer.
"Calculations predict that...
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