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Topic: In Men, Characteristics of BRCA1+ Cancers Differ From BRCA2+

Forum: Genetic Testing —

ATM, BARD1, BRCA1, BRCA2, BRIP1, CDH1, CHEK2, NBN, NF1, PALB2, PTEN, RAD51C, RAD51D, STK11, TP53, and mismatch repair genes (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2, EPCAM)

Posted on: Jul 14, 2020 04:37PM

Moderators wrote:

While only about 1% of breast cancers are diagnosed in men, they do happen. A study found that cancers diagnosed in men with a BRCA2 mutation have different characteristics than cancers diagnosed in men with a BRCA1 mutation.

Read: In Men, Characteristics of BRCA1-Linked Cancers Differ From Those of BRCA2-Linked Cancers

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