Breast CancerSupport Systems

Where Can You Find Support if You Have the BRCA1, 2 Gene Mutation?

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Priscilla Du Preez

Modulation of the BRCA1 Protein and Induction of Apoptosis in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cell Lines by the Polyphenolic Compound Curcumin
Modulation of the BRCA1 protein and induction of apoptosis in Triple Negative Breast Cancer cell lines by the polyphenolic compound curcuminLibertas Academica from Auckland, New Zealand

How BRCA1, BRCA2 Mutations Affect Cancer

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Ilya Pavlov

Finding Support for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations

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The Ashkenazi HaAri Synagogue, in the Jewish quarter, with prayers, in Safed (Tzfat), IsraeliStock

Hereditary Cancer Support

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Find Local Support Groups

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Brooke Cagle

Online Support Groups Offer Help

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Support for Genetic Testing and Counseling

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Pick Up the Phone for Help

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Participating in a Clinical Trial

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Learning More About Preventive Mastectomy

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Priscilla Du Preez

There’s Always Help

Vanessa Caceres

Vanessa Caceres


Vanessa Caceres is a freelance health, travel, and food writer. She enjoys helping consumers better understand their health and helping health providers better understand their patients. She also has a background teaching English as a second language to adults and has a master's degree in this area from Georgetown University. Her background in education helps her with many of the stories she writes.