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Breast cancer risk among BRCA carriers influenced by timing, number of pregnancies

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By: Terry MB, et al. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2018;doi:10.1093/jncics/pky078. From: The timing and number of full-term pregnancies appeared to influence the risk for breast cancer among women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, according to study results published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Spectrum. BRCA1 carriers who had only one full-term pregnancy and BRCA2 carriers who had …