The Role Genetics Play in Breast Cancer

The Role Genetics Play in Breast Cancer

What role do genetics play in breast cancer development? About 5% to 10% of breast cancers are believed to be hereditary. Most inherited ...

How Would You Do Breast Cancer Awareness Differently?

How Would You Do Breast Cancer Awareness Differently?

We're all familiar with the sea of pink that comes in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To Mel Majoros, the awareness isn't ...

Getting your DCIS Score Reimbursement

Getting your DCIS Score Reimbursement

How do I get my DCIS score reimbursement? Patients with ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS usually receive a DCIS score. This score ...

The Role Genetics Play in Breast Cancer

The Role Genetics Play in Breast Cancer

on Apr 18, 20141
How Would You Do Breast Cancer Awareness Differently?

How Would You Do Breast Cancer Awareness Differently?

on Apr 14, 20142
Getting your DCIS Score Reimbursement

Getting your DCIS Score Reimbursement

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The Role Genetics Play in Breast Cancer

The Role Genetics Play in Breast Cancer

What role do genetics play in breast cancer development? About 5% to 10% of breast cancers are believed to be hereditary. Most inherited cases of breast cancer are associated with just two abnormal genes. These are the BRCA1 (BReast CAncer gene one) and the BRCA2 genes. However, not every case [...]

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