Breast cancer: new gene identified as cause -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Breast cancer: new gene identified

When mutated, a gene known for its ability to repair DNA, appears to instead cause breast cancer, scientists report.


Photo: Dr. Nahid Mivechi, Dr. Nita Maihle and Dr. Lan Ko

Dr. Nahid Mivechi, cell biologist and radiobiologist; Dr. Nita Maihle, MCG cancer biologist and a study co-author; Dr. Lan Ko, cancer biologist in the Department of Pathology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and at the Georgia Cancer Center at AU; © Phil Jones