Hereditary Breast Cancer in Moroccan Populations: BRCA1 & BRCA2 at the GlanceHassan AIT Benhassou, Nadia Bouchoutrouch, Youssef Amar and Hassan Sefrioui*
Medical Biotechnology Center, Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science, Innovation & Research (MAScIR), Morocco
- *Corresponding Author:
- Hassan Sefrioui
Medical Biotechnology Center
Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science
Innovation & Research, Morocco
E-mail: [email protected]
Received June 17, 2014; Accepted July 21, 2014; Published July 30, 2014
Citation: Hassan AIT Benhassou, Nadia Bouchoutrouch, Youssef Amar, Hassan Sefrioui (2014) Hereditary Breast Cancer in Moroccan Populations: BRCA1 & BRCA2 at the Glance. J Genet Syndr Gene Ther 5:234. doi: 10.4172/2157-7412.1000234
Copyright: © 2014 Benhassou H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Breast cancer (BC) is worldwide the most frequent cancer in women. It is the leading cause of female cancer mortality and hence constitutes a serious public health problem throughout the world. Extensive population awareness campaigns should be in place in Morocco in order to avoid having patients with metastatic and late stage tumors.