Dr. Jeannine Gerhardt

Faulty DNA repair can lead to BRCA-related cancers

Error-prone DNA replication and repair can lead to mutations and cancer in people who inherit a mutant copy of the BRCA1 gene, according to a new study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. The finding has potential implications for preventing the development of cancer in patients who carry these mutations. The study, published Sept. 12 …

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