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BRCA1, on chromosome 17, is one of the genes associated with hereditary breast cancer. Although gender, age and environmental effects are major risk factors for breast cancer, having a mutation in either the BRCA1 gene or BRCA2 gene (on chromosome 13) increases the risk.

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      Chemistry,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,breast cancer,genes,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081106034507700T,gender age,chromosome 13,brca1 gene,animation,mutation,Life Science,risk factors for breast cancer,hereditary breast cancer,biological elements

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