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    Posted: May 20 2008 at 3:27pm
http://www.springerlink.com/content/y62843458100j737/
 
"Abstract  Among women with a mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2, the risk of breast cancer is high, but it may be modified by exogenous and endogenous factors. There is concern that exposure to carcinogens in cigarette smoke may increase the risk of cancer in mutation carriers"
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Stage 1 2007
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