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What is Hereditary Breast Cancer?

Around 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the United States. Around 10% of those cases are estimated to be hereditary or caused by a genetic mutation of two specific genes that is found in families and passed from generation to generation. Fast Facts about Hereditary Breast Cancer Hereditary breast cancer affects a small segment of the general population. It is caused by the mutation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. There is […]