Prevalence of pathogenic BRCA1 mutation carriers in 5 US racial/ethnic groups.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, Volume 298, Issue 24, p.2869-76 (2007)

Keywords:

Adult, African Americans, Asian Americans, Breast Neoplasms, California, DNA Mutational Analysis, Female, Genes, BRCA1, Heterozygote Detection, Hispanic Americans, Humans, Jews, Middle Aged, Mutation, Prevalence, Registries

Abstract:

Information on the prevalence of pathogenic BRCA1 mutation carriers in racial/ethnic minority populations is limited.