When mother and daughter have breast cancer, BRCA genes are not always the cause

When a patient is diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the first thoughts may be “is it genetic?”.  Passing down a gene that may impact a patient’s loved one in the future is a common fear – but when multiple generations of a family have breast cancer, BRCA may not be the cause.

Learn more about genetic mutations and why they may not always be the cause of breast cancer.

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