Breast and ovarian cancer.

@article{Wooster2003BreastAO,
  title={Breast and ovarian cancer.},
  author={R. Wooster and Barbara L. Weber},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={348 23},
  pages={
          2339-47
        }
}
Breast and ovarian cancers are among the most common cancers in women. It is known that a woman is at higher risk for breast or ovarian cancer if a family member has had the disease. This article in the Genomic Medicine series provides up-to-date information on the heritable factors associated with these tumors. 
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