"Women diagnosed with early breast cancer who carry a BRCA mutation are often offered double mastectomies soon after their diagnosis or chemotherapy treatment however, our findings suggest that this surgery does not have to be immediately undertaken along with the other treatment," Eccles said in a .After undergoing treatment, women with young onset breast cancer and BRCA mutations had similar survival rates as those women who were not mutation carriers, according to the results of a prospective study published in Lancet Oncology. Previous stu.s or meta .yses comparing outcomes in .The likelihood that young women survive primary breast cancer is unaffected by whether or not they carry mutations in the BRCA gene, say UK researchers in a year follow up study..According to a recently published study in LANCET, patients with young onset breast cancer who carry a BRCA mutation have similar survival as non carriers. The authors did a prospective cohort study .
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