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Table 4 Family history in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer

From: BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and clinical interpretation in 398 ovarian cancer patients: comparison with breast cancer variants in a similar population

Family history Number of probands (% of total) Patients with a mutation detected (%)
Yesa 158 (39.7) 55 (34.8)
No 105 (26.4) 10 (9.5)
Not known 135 (33.9) 31 (23.0)
  1. aYes: family history with at least 1 relative developing breast and/or ovarian cancer among first- or second-degree relatives
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