Genes linked to hereditary breast cancer
Multi-gene panel tests look for inherited mutations in many genes at the same time. These tests may include new or less common genes. Some panels may include additional genes other than those listed below. A genetics expert can make sure that the most appropriate test is ordered based on your personal situation and family medical history. They will also make sure that your test results are interpreted correctly.
Genes linked to breast cancer in women
Mutations in the following have been linked to increased risk for breast cancer in women.
Mutations in the following genes may also be linked to increased breast cancer risk. More research is needed to confirm a link to breast cancer and develop risk-management guidelines.
Genes linked to breast cancer in men
Mutations in the following genes have been linked to breast cancer risk in men.