A BRCA2 founder mutation and seven novel deleterious BRCA mutations in southern Chinese women with breast and ovarian cancer

@article{Kwong2009ABF,
  title={A BRCA2 founder mutation and seven novel deleterious BRCA mutations in southern Chinese women with breast and ovarian cancer},
  author={Ava Kwong and Lok Ping Wong and Hong Nei Wong and Fian Bic Fai Law and E. K. O. Ng and Youhong Tang and Wayne K. Chan and L. S. Ho and K. H. Kwan and M. Poon and Ting Ting Wong and Fiona Chi Shan Leung and Sharon Wing-wai Chan and M. W. L. Ying and Edmond S. K. Ma and James M. Ford},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2009},
  volume={117},
  pages={683-686}
}
Breast cancer incidence in Asia has doubled over the past 10 years and is one of the highest in Hong Kong [1]. Studies in western populations have found differences in breast cancer epidemiology between Asian and Caucasian populations, potentially due to interactions between different lifestyle and genetic characteristics [2–4]. As the genetic predisposition to breast cancer is increasingly understood, it has been suggested that there are differences in different ethnic populations. To date… CONTINUE READING
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