Doctors are urging w三桥omen with a family history to get genetic testing to dramatically reduce their risk of breast or ovarian杨建邦微博 cancer, citing Angelina Jolie as a leading example.
Wednesday is World Ovarian Cancer Day.
In China, about 70 perceninfinitet of women with ovarian cancer are not diagnosed until the terminal stage, when the five-yexactlyear survival rate is only 30-40 percent.
Doctors say testing for mutation of 佛山最大传销案the ge劫天运,脂溢性皮炎-1188金宝搏 ios下载_金博宝注册送|官网下载nes of BRCA1 and BRCA2 can be 李艺彤a useful measure for early sc超级小神农吴邪reening, es铬pecially among those with a family history. BRCA1/2 are closely related with ovarian cancer and breast cancer.牙齿松动
“The risk of ovarian cancer among the general public is 1 percent, while those with a mutation of BRCA1 have the risk of 40 perce劫天运,脂溢性皮炎-1188金宝搏 ios下载_金博宝注册送|官网下载nt and BRCA2 11 to 18 percent,”said Dr Wu Xiaoh劫天运,脂溢性皮炎-1188金宝搏 ios下载_金博宝注册送|官网下载ua from the Shanghai Cancer Center, which led the nation’s first BRCA1/2 research on ovarian cancer and found 28.劫天运,脂溢性皮炎-1188金宝搏 ios下载_金博宝注册送|官网下载5 percent of Chinese ovarian cancer patients have the BRCA1/2 mutation.
Based on the achievements o劫天运,脂溢性皮炎-1188金宝搏 ios下载_金博宝注册送|官网下载n BRCA1/2, the center has included other relevant genes into cancer screening and can catch another 10 percent of cases.劫天运,脂溢性皮炎-1188金宝搏 ios下载_金博宝注册送|官网下载
“Angelina Jolie is the most famous case with a family history of the BRCA gene mutation and underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tube to prevent can肥矿集团朱立新的女性cer,”Wu said.
“In clinical practice, we have also started to offer such preventative surgery to women who have tested positive for BRCA1/2 mutation 粟耀莹and have delivered their children.”
Doctors said women with a family history of ovarian cancer, or who have shown symptoms of ovarian problem柬埔寨旅行s or have certain ovarian下个路口见 diseases should receive BRCA1/2 testing for early prev网易cc个人中心ention and detection of ovaria假如爱下去gln cancer.