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Living With Cancer: The BRCA gene test

BRCA gene test for breast and ovarian cancer risk The BRCA gene test is offered only to people who are likely to have an inherited mutation based on personal or family history, or who have a specific type of breast cancer. Learn more here. Coping with chemotherapy side effects From eating well to preventing infections, […]
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WASHINGTON, DC -- Only 53 percent of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who were at high risk of carrying a BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 mutation – based on age, diagnosis, and family history of breast or ovarian cancer – reported that thei...

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Individuals with mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have a significantly higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancers. Families at risk have been seeking genetic testing and counseling based on their mutation carrier status,...

Nearly Half of Breast Cancer Patients at High Risk of Carrying BRCA Mutations Do Not Receive Genetic Testing Recommendations from Physicians

Health : Newswise Medical News

Only 53 percent of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who were at high risk of carrying a BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 mutation - based on age, diagnosis, and family history of breast or ovarian cancer - reported that their doctors urged th...

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Only 53 percent of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who were at high risk of carrying a BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 mutation - based on age, diagnosis, and family history of breast or ovarian cancer - reported that their doctors urged th...

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