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Breast Cancer: Testing for Genetic Mutation

When I was 27 years old, five words changed my life: "Positive for a deleterious mutation." I hadn't thought much about taking the "simple blood test" to find out if I carried mutations for the s…

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High Risk for Breast Cancer?

Q: My mother had a mastectomy at age 63 and continues to do well. My sister had a mastectomy (one sentinel node positive) at age 43. My sister and I share a BrCa1 gene mutation, but it is not a stand…

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