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Genetics and Breast Cancer

Genetics of Breast Cancer

Detailed information on the genetics of breast cancer, including information on hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome, brca1, brca2, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, Cowden syndrome, and ataxia telangiectasia

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

People with this syndrome have dark moles around the mouth, nose, and eyes, as well as multiple polyps in the intestines.

Li-Fraumeni Syndrome

Li-Fraumeni syndrome raises the risk for breast cancer and many other types of cancer.

Topic Index - Breast Health

Detailed information on breast health, anatomy of the breast, breast development, breast cancer prevention, common breast conditions, and breast cancer in males and females

Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T)

The risk for breast cancer may be increased for women who carry the A-T gene. Ataxia telangiectasia is a rare childhood disease that affects the nervous system and other body systems.

Male Breast Cancer

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