BRCA1, familial breast-ovarian cancer susceptibility 1


Is there one or two characteristic "odd" or "unusual" symptom or clinical feature of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome?

There are some findings in a personal and family history that can be considered red flags of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) syndrome.

  • Breast cancer diagnosed at a young age
  • Male breast cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Triple negative breast cancer
  • Bilateral breast cancer
  • Multiple generations affected with cancer
  • Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • • DATE UPDATED: 2019-07-09


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