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How to Navigate Metastatic Breast Cancer Test Results

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: Metastatic breast cancer (MBC), also called stage 4 or advanced breast cancer, means that breast cancer has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other organs in the body, like the bones or brain. Not all breast cancers are the same. If you’ve already received an MBC diagnosis, your doctor will most likely perform additional tests …

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Breast Cancer Risk Gene Associations Refined in Large-Scale Studies

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Staff Reporter From: Studies by two independent research teams are offering a clearer picture of the germline pathogenic variants that contribute to breast cancer risk, suggesting that some risk genes may be linked to specific breast cancer subtypes, while others are more broadly associated with breast cancer. For one study, published on Wednesday in the New England Journal …