Hereditary Breast Cancer

  • Radhakrishna Selvi


The presence of a family history of breast cancer is a significant risk factor for the development of breast cancer. Although about 20–25 % of all breast cancer patients will have a family history of breast cancer, only 5–19 % of all breast cancer patients are likely to inherit an autosomal dominant high-penetrant gene for breast cancer.


Breast Cancer Mutation Carrier Founder Mutation Oral Contraceptive Pill PTEN Gene 
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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhakrishna Selvi
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  1. 1.Chennai Breast CentreChennaiIndia

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