Hereditary Breast Cancer Considering Cowden Syndrome: A Case Study

@article{Kelly2003HereditaryBC,
  title={Hereditary Breast Cancer Considering Cowden Syndrome: A Case Study},
  author={P. Kelly},
  journal={Cancer Nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={26},
  pages={370–375}
}
  • P. Kelly
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Cancer Nursing
Hereditary breast cancer and the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have received a great deal of publicity over the past few years. Patients and family members frequently ask if they can be tested to see whether they have the “breast cancer gene,” assuming that all breast cancers can be linked to one chromosomal site. Although the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are the most common sites for hereditary breast cancer mutations, there are other hereditary gene mutations associated with breast cancer. Nurses should be… Expand
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