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preliminary: brca variations may work alongside comt variation to reduce breast cancer

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preliminary: brca variations may work alongside comt variation to reduce breast cancer

washington (may 25, 2017) -- research looking at genomic data from women with a genetic risk for breast cancer, who may never develop cancer, found their cancer-free state may be related to a second genetic variation. researchers at the george washington university (gw) found through looking at data of women with brca 1/2 genetic mutations, that some women also have the co-occurrence of a rare comt genetic variant. the data set looked at women who volunteered for non-cancer related clinical trials, leading researchers to believe they have not developed cancer or have a family history of cancer."not all mutation carriers develop the disease and the underlying reasons for this should be looke...