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The newly identified risk regions almost double the number that are already known, thereby bringing the number of known common variants associated with breast cancer to around 180. Fortunately, today's breast cancer screening technology has advanced tremendously since 1985, and since I was diagnosed with cancer more than 11 years ago.

The city raised $7,000 during 2015 and 2016 each, which went to the Sisters Network of Central New Jersey, Bradshaw said.

There is sufficient scientific evidence to prove first-degree relatives of a hormone receptor-positive breast cancer patient have double the risk of getting breast cancer themselves compared to women without a family history of the cancer.

"We knew about 100 before, it is a big contribution but probably more important than the number is the methods we developed", she said.

Scientists have found one in five women have a high genetic risk of breast cancer.

"Our group was formed to help underserved women in the community", Reed said. Whether it's fear of finding out they have cancer, or a misconception that a mammogram isn't the right type of screening for their breast type - excuses abound and many of them come from a place of fear or misinformation.

'As well as identifying new genetic variants, we have also confirmed many that we had previously suspected.

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For one in ten the risk is as much as 70%, according to the research led by Cambridge University.

Professor Jacques Simard, from Laval University in Quebec city, Canada, another member of the global team, said: 'Using data from genomic studies, combined with information on other known risk factors, will allow better breast cancer risk assessment, therefore helping to identify a small but meaningful proportion of women at high risk of breast cancer.

Breast cancer is caused by complex interactions between a large number of genetic variants and our environment. "That is one of those ways we find breast cancer in those early stages".

"Scientists are not in competition against each other", said professor Peter Kraft of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

While studying 21,468 ER-negative cases, the researchers identified 10 new gene mutations that could explain approximately 1.5 of the heritable risk of ER-negative breast cancer. Combining the genetic factors with hormonal and lifestyle influences was likely to increase the risk further, they said.

'These gene changes now have the potential to be incorporated into existing models to more accurately predict an individual's risk, and to improve both prevention and early detection of the disease.

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