Breast Cancer, BRCA2 Gene Breast Cancer Breast cancer specifically refers to a cancer that forms in tissues of the breast Usually in the ducts – which are the tubes that carry milk to the nipple Or the lobules – glands that make milk It occurs in both men and women
Prognosis: with Breast Cancer, it depends on the severity when detected. Earlier detection yields stronger survival rates
Examples from the American Cancer Society below:
Risks for developing Breast Cancer when detected. Earlier detection yields stronger survival rates
Person without a mutated copy of BRCA2 gene
Person with a mutated copy of BRCA2 gene
Getting Tested when detected. Earlier detection yields stronger survival rates
Also, the frequency of this gene mutation is also higher in people of Norwegian, Dutch, and Icelandic origin
B. Women with ovarian cancer plus one of the following…
C. Men with breast cancer plus one of the following…
D. Women or men without personal history of breast cancer, but with family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer plus one of the following…
Video of a “Previvor” people of Norwegian, Dutch, and Icelandic origin
Reconstructive Breast Implant Surgery cancer cells.
Latissimus Dorsi Flap Breast Reconstruction cancer cells.
TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruciton cancer cells.
The room will split up into two halves. As we go through the questions, choose the answers that you think will maximize a person’s risk of getting breast cancer.