Group Admins Group Mods Public Group active 2 weeks, 4 days agoTopics related to medical, nursing, and paramedical subjects.HomeForumMembers 29Why BRCA mutation mainly causes breast cancers?Tagged: biochemistry, BRCA, BRCA1, BRCA2, breast, Cancer, lump, mutation, repairThis topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Kohel Tanwar 6 months, 1 week ago.Author PostsMay 10, 2017 at 23:21 #1169 Kohel TanwarParticipantBRCA Gene produced proteins that detects deleterious mutations in the DNA and trigger repair. Thus it helps to prevent cancer in general. But it was seen that BRCA mutation mainly causes breast cancer. Why such specificity?May 11, 2017 at 07:25 #1171 Kevin DoeParticipantI searched some resources where it says the reason is unknown. An underlying mechanism of such specificity is still to be discovered.May 15, 2017 at 13:28 #1252 Kohel TanwarParticipantCan you please provide some links.Author PostsYou must be logged in to reply to this topic.