Mitochondrial DNA Reveals Patients’ Unexpected Ancestry – and Breast Cancer Risk

Mitochondrial DNA Reveals Patients’ Unexpected Ancestry – and Breast Cancer Risk
Analyses of mitochondrial DNA in women with triple-negative breast cancer revealed that a significant proportion of these patients may have a different ancestry than they are aware of — influencing their risk for more aggressive types of breast cancer. Researchers also report the surprise finding that people stemming from Nigeria, Cameroon, and Sierre Leone are

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