Mary-Claire King

Mary-Claire King is currently a professor and activist at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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15123. Testing for mutations in BRCA1, Mary-Claire King

Mary-Claire King talks about testing for breast cancer.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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15939. What is breast cancer?

BRCA2, on chromosome 13, is one of the genes associated with hereditary breast cancer

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15702. BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes

Tests are available to detect certain mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.

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15938. What is breast cancer?

BRCA1, on chromosome 17, is one of the genes associated with hereditary breast cancer.

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15703. BRCA1 cloned

A team from Myriad was the first to find and clone BRCA 1.

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