HRAS protooncogene polymorphism and breast cancer.

  title={HRAS protooncogene polymorphism and breast cancer.},
  author={P. A. Garrett and Barbara S. Hulka and Young L. Kim and Rosann A. Farber},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={2 2},
The potential association of polymorphism in the HRAS protooncogene variable repeat region with susceptibility to cancer has become a controversial topic. A number of studies have produced results that appear inconsistent. We report here a multidisciplinary study with a combined molecular and epidemiological approach, addressing the specific question of the association of rare HRAS alleles and breast cancer. Extensive questionnaire data and peripheral blood for DNA extraction were obtained from… CONTINUE READING

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