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BCRF congratulates Dr. Mary-Claire King on her Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science.

While breast cancers are known to run in families, they are rarely a direct result of mutated genes inherited from a parent. In fact, inherited, or hereditary, cases account for only 5 - 10 percent of all breast cancers.

Here at BCRF, we have always recognized the need to allow our scientists the freedom and creativity to pursue promising research. It’s the principle we were founded on.

New York Times Magazine article, titled "Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer," raises the important question, among others: When it comes to breast cancer, are we doing more harm than good?