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More Women Are Getting BRCA Mutation Testing

About 5-10% of breast cancer cases and 10-18% of ovarian cancer cases can be attributed to two BRCA mutations. Previously, mainly women with a history of cancer were referred for genetic testing, but as awareness has grown, more low-risk women are undergoing BRCA testing. BRCA testing allows for very early screening and prophylactic treatments. A …

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