Women with mutations in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene hit menopause a few years earlier than those without such mutations, according to a study to be published in the journal Cancer. BRCA1/BRCA2 carriers who smoked 20 or more cigarettes daily experienced onset of menopause even sooner, at an average age of 46, researchers said.
Cancer gene mutations may raise odds of early menopause
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