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Discovering the BRCA2 gene – 25 years on

25 years ago, a team of our scientists were celebrating. Their risky strategy had paid off. 25 years ago, a team of our scientists were celebrating. Their risky strategy had paid off.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 14 January 2021

14 January 2021

A drug could help slow the progression of some advanced ovarian cancers and extend the time that patients show no signs of disease, according to new research. A drug could help slow the progression of some advanced ovarian cancers and extend the time that patients show no signs of disease, according to new research.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 24 October 2018

24 October 2018

In the news this week: New global cancer figures revealed and a study sheds new light on which faults in the BRCA1 gene could increase cancer risk. In the news this week: New global cancer figures revealed and a study sheds new light on which faults in the BRCA1 gene could increase cancer risk.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 15 September 2018

15 September 2018

Female patient talking with nurse

Our scientists have found that faults in BRCA genes don’t affect survival in young women with breast cancer, which could help inform treatment decisions. Our scientists have found that faults in BRCA genes don’t affect survival in young women with breast cancer, which could help inform treatment decisions.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 11 January 2018

11 January 2018

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Angelina Jolie, inherited breast cancer and the BRCA1 gene

Celebrity cancer stories often hit the headlines - we answer some key questions following recent reports of genetic risks for breast cancer. Celebrity cancer stories often hit the headlines - we answer some key questions following recent reports of genetic risks for breast cancer.

by Henry Scowcroft | Analysis | 14 May 2013

14 May 2013

  • Science & Technology

Tracking down the BRCA2 gene

Our scientists discovered the second breast cancer gene, BRCA2 - we discuss how they made the finding and what this means for cancer patients. Our scientists discovered the second breast cancer gene, BRCA2 - we discuss how they made the finding and what this means for cancer patients.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 29 February 2012

29 February 2012

This entry is part 10 of 30 in the series Our milestones