Lack of association of BRCA1 and BRCA2 variants with breast cancer in an ethnic population of Saudi Arabia, an emerging high-risk area.

@article{Hasan2013LackOA,
  title={Lack of association of BRCA1 and BRCA2 variants with breast cancer in an ethnic population of Saudi Arabia, an emerging high-risk area.},
  author={Tarique Noorul Hasan and Gowhar Shafi and Naveed Ahmed Syed and Mohammed Abdullah Alsaif and Abdulaziz Abdullah Alsaif and Ali Abdullah Alshatwi},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={5671-4}
}
Incidence of breast cancer shows geographical variation, even within areas of ethnic homogeneity. Saudi Arabia has witnessed an increase in occurrence of breast cancer in its unexplored ethnic populations over the past few years. We aimed at determining whether any association exists between single nucleotide polymorphisms in breast cancer associated gene 1… CONTINUE READING