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Mary-Claire King

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Mary-Claire King is currently a professor and activist at the University of Washington in Seattle.
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mary claire king,breast cancer gene,breast cancer,brca2,activist,university of washington,seattle
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15123. Testing for mutations in BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about testing for breast cancer.
15124. Better treatment for breast cancer, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King reflects on how knowledge gained from the identification of BRCA1 and BRCA2 could lead to improved cancer treatments.
16055. Mary-Claire King
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15126. Using pedigress in the hunt for BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about the value of using the centuries-old tool of family pedigrees to gain insight into patterns of inheritance of genetic disorders.
15121. Little known in the 1970s about the causes of cancer, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King speaks about how much was yet to be understood about the genetic mechanisms of cancer when she began her hunt for genes associated with breast cancer.
15118. What to look for in the hunt for BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about her first steps toward finding the gene responsible for certain kinds of inherited breast cancer.
15939. What is breast cancer?
BRCA2, on chromosome 13, is one of the genes associated with hereditary breast cancer
15702. BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes
Tests are available to detect certain mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
15938. What is breast cancer?
BRCA1, on chromosome 17, is one of the genes associated with hereditary breast cancer.
15703. BRCA1 cloned
A team from Myriad was the first to find and clone BRCA 1.
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