TRACEBACK - IDENTIFICATION OF WOMEN CARRYING GERMLINE BRCA1/2 MUTATIONS THROUGH A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH HIGH GRADE SEROUS OVARIAN CANCER

Grant number: 1133906 | Funding period: 2017 - 2019

Completed

Abstract

Inheriting a mutated-BRCA is associated with significant risk of developing cancer. It is a crucial diagnosis to make with proven procedures that can reduce the risk of cancer developing. Ovarian cancer (HGSOC) is the tumour most strongly associated with BRCA (15-20%) and provides a diagnostic opportunity, but despite Australian guidelines

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