Open Access Presidential Scholars Thesis
Breast--Cancer--Surgery; BRCA genes; p53 antioncogene;
More importantly, this study has shown that prophylactic mastectomy surgery is a viable and worthwhile treatment to prevent breast cancer recurrence. It is hoped that this information will increase the knowledge of breast cancer. For the same reason, this paper has attempted to explain what cancer is while describing how the genetics of a person cause or contribute to its development. Most of all, it is hoped that this paper will emphasize the severity of this disease in the United States today and tomorrow .
Date of Award
Department of Biology
Presidential Scholar Designation
A paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation Presidential Scholar
1 PDF file (73 pages)
©1995 Garrett Griffith Losh
Losh, Garrett Griffith, "Loss of the tumor suppressor genes p53 and BRCA1 in prophylactic mastectomy cancer patients" (1995). Presidential Scholars Theses (1990 – 2006). 105.