Why am I at risk of developing cancer? Being Jewish can put you at high risk for breast cancer. Jewish women and men of Eastern European descent (Ashkenazi Jews) often have a higher percent of the protein BRCA1 and BRCA, which went damaged, does not perform their proper function.
This video focuses on who is at risk of carrying the mutated BRCA1 and BRCA 2 gene and who should be tested? Learn more at http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/kimmel_cancer_center/centers/breast_cancer_program/index.html