Tag Archive: genetic link to cancer

‘Genetic link’ to breast cancer


Researchers say they have identified a series of gene variations which together may play a role in the development of a common breast cancer.  A study of women in Finland and Sweden found… Continue reading

Breast cancer gene clue discovery


Five genetic clues to why some women have a family history of breast cancer have been identified by UK researchers. It brings to 18 the number of common genetic variations linked to a… Continue reading

Shaking the branches of the family tree


I have just spent the last hour happily picking my way through my family history online. The 1911 Irish census is now online and it makes for fascinating reading. Family history was never… Continue reading