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Hereditary Cancer and the BRCA-2 Gene
The two genes most commonly associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer are called BRCA1 and BRCA2 (for Breast Cancer 1 and Breast Cancer 2 genes). A blood or cheek swab test is available that can tell if a person carries a mutation in one of these genes.
Learn about the BRCA-2 Gene