Medical Definition of BRCA1

1. BRCA1 is a tumour-supressing gene, if even one copy of it is damaged, cancer can develop. Certain mutations confer a high probability (85% lifetime risk) of developing breast cancer, and other types cause ovarian cancer. Familial mutations of this gene are particularly common among people in the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic group. (09 Oct 1997)



Lexicographical Neighbors of BRCA1

BPA
BPAI
BPC
BPD
BPH
BPL
BPM
BPR
BQ
BQE
BR
BRAC
BRACC
BRAS
BRB
BRCA1 (current term)
BRCA1 breast cancer susceptibility gene
BRCA1 protein
BRD
BRIC
BRICS
BRL1 kinase
BRMC
BRS
BRT
BRUK
BS&P
BSA
BSAA

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