Mondo Description An autosomal dominant inherited syndrome caused by mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Patients are at high risk of developing breast cancer, particularly before the age of fifty, high risk of developing a second primary breast cancer, and high risk of developing both breast and ovarian cancer.
Disease Ontology Description A syndrome characterized by the higher than normal tendency associated with BRCA1 and BRCA2 to develop breast and ovarian cancers in genetically related families.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0003582: hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome