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Researchers advocate new approach to breast cancer prevention

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Mayo Clinic From: A commentary by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Practice suggests that advances in breast cancer prevention research have resulted in new and innovative opportunities to modify breast cancer risk and potentially reduce breast cancer incidence and mortality. “It is prudent for health care providers to be knowledgeable about …

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HeritX launches new BRCA prevention research

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

HeritX was founded in 2015 with a clear vision: a world free of inherited cancers for all generations to come. Our mission is to prevent inherited cancers, starting with cancer caused by BRCA mutations. The reason we started HeritX is simple. Even though the BRCA genes were discovered in the 1990s, the only way to prevent any of the cancers caused by these …