Tag Archive: breast cancer gene

Scientists discover key breast cancer gene


Cancer experts have identified a gene which can cause a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer to develop. ZNF703 is the first “oncogene” to be discovered in five years. It is overactive in… Continue reading

Journaling through cancer


  I having been reading the following personal testimony by Tesha Urban, a young breast cancer survivor on the Living Beyond Breast Cancer website.  It really resonated with me, and coverd so many issues, which I… Continue reading

Women with breast cancer gene choosing preventive mastectomy


Women who know they carry a gene that puts them at higher risk of breast cancer tend to opt for preventive mastectomy, a new study concludes. Several type of risk management strategies are… Continue reading