Breast cancer genetics in African Americans.

  title={Breast cancer genetics in African Americans.},
  author={Olufunmilayo I. Olopade and James Fackenthal and Georgia M. Dunston and Michael A. Tainsky and Francis Collins and Carolyn Whitfield-Broome},
  volume={97 1 Suppl},
BACKGROUND An overview of the state of genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes was presented at the Summit Meeting on Breast Cancer Among African American women. METHODS An exhaustive literature search was performed using PubMed and abstracts published from meetings of the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Human Genetics, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The Breast Cancer Information Core was also searched for information regarding sequence… CONTINUE READING