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Black and White Women Share the Same Genetic Risk for Breast Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Steven Reinberg From: Black and white women share genes that increase the risk for breast cancer, a new study finds. These genes include BRCA1, BRCA2 and PALB2, each of which is associated with a more than sevenfold risk of breast cancer. Women of both races also share four other genes linked with a moderately increased risk, according to …