BRCA1

Biomarker Abbreviation:
BRCA1
Definition:

breast cancer 1, early onset - a tumor suppressor gene, BRCA1 helps to repair DNA or destroys cells if DNA cannot be repaired; its expression in many cancers can indicate potential response to certain types of therapies. Cancers that may benefit from testing for this biomarker: lung, ovarian, breast

Cancer Correlations:
Breast, Lung, Ovarian
Treatment Correlations:

cisplatin (Platinol®)