BRCA (breast cancer) gene - Glossary

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Medical Word - BRCA (breast cancer) gene

Ans : It is a gene located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 17 at band 21 and its mutations is associated with a significant increase in the risk of breast cancer, as well as ovarian cancers. It is a #$#tumor suppresor gene#$# which means it is protective in nature and helps in DNA repair.
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