ICARE Newsletter Spring 2022 

  BRCA1/2 and Male Cancer Risks 

A recent international study found that male BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers have a higher risk for breast, pancreatic, and stomach cancer. Additionally, male BRCA2 carriers were found to have higher risks for prostate cancer. See the below table for the specific risk levels:

Li et al. J Clin Oncol. 2022 Jan. PMID: 35077220. Social media post January 28th, 2022. Available at: https://tinyurl.com/post12822.

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