Prevalence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations in Korean Breast Cancer Patients

The incidence of breast cancer in Korea has been increasing in recent years, such that it is now the most common female cancer. Breast cancer in Korea is characterized by an earlier age of onset than in Western countries, suggesting that it would be related with genetic background. We assayed germline mutations in the BRCA genes to evaluate their genetic… CONTINUE READING