Case study- Breast lump

Question of the day

A 23-year-old woman is seen for a lump in her breast that she palpated on self breast examination. History reveals that her mother and her aunt both had breast and ovarian cancer. Given this presentation, it is suspected that the patient might be having a mutation in which of the following genes involved in DNA repair?

A. BRCA-1

B. p53

C. Rb

D. p10

E. ras

breast-lump

 

Figure- Breast lump

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2 Responses

  1. Javin Gogoi says:

    Answer- A – BRCA 1

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