Cancer, breast, susceptibility genes means: Breast, cancer, susceptibility genes
Predispose you to breast cancer. These genes can make you more vulnerable to breast cancer.
a higher risk of breast cancer. BRCA1 and BRCA2 are two of the genes.
BRCA2 and BRCA3 have been publicly identified. There are many other genes that can be identified.
For the Li-Fraumeni Syndrome, Cowden Disease, Muir Torre Syndrome, and
ataxia-telangiectasia are also known to predispose to breast cancer. Because all of these factors are present, however, it is not known if they will be affected by breast cancer.
These genes are all known to be susceptible to breast cancer.
Minor fraction of breast cancer, 15th most common in women who cluster together with their families
It is evident that there are still many breast cancer genes to discover.
(in Medical Dictionary)