Prevalence of BRCA mutations and founder effect in high-risk Hispanic families by Weitzel Jeffrey N, Lagos Veronica, Blazer Kathleen R, Nelson Rebecca, Ricker Charité, Herzog Josef, McGuire Colleen, Neuhausen Susan in Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology (2005). PubMed

Abstract

Approximately 12% of the U.S. population is Hispanic, with the majority residing in urban centers such as Los Angeles. The prevalence of BRCA mutations among high-risk Hispanic families is unknown.

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