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PURPOSE To determine the prevalence and type of BRCA1 and BRCA2 (BRCA) mutations among Hispanics in the Southwestern United States and their potential impact on genetic cancer risk assessment (GCRA). PATIENTS AND METHODS Hispanics (n = 746) with a personal or family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer were enrolled in an institutional review(More)
1514 Background: Little is known about prevalence or ancestral origins of BRCA1and BRCA2 (BRCA) mutations among high-risk Hispanics, the fastest growing relatively underserved population in the U.S. METHODS Individuals of self-reported Hispanic origin with a personal or family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer were enrolled in an IRB-approved(More)
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