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Gene mutation implicated in cancer also linked to lower fertility in women.

Now, researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have identified a link between the BRCA1 gene mutation and lower levels of a hormone that is an indicator of the number of eggs left in a woman’s ovaries.  The team state that this means that women in their mid-30s, who carry the BRCA1 mutation, have, on average, ovarian reserves similar to those

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