A 57-year-old female asked:
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family history breast cancer, even mom. 2 cousins got breast cancer but tested negative brac1/2. should i get test. cancer on both sides family?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss with: loved ones and your doctor. Also discuss what the options are for the possible results
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Genetic counselor: You and your mom should meet with a genetic counselor. They will sit with you and discuss the family history and draw out a family tree to determine where the risk may be. Check with your local breast cancer center for a referral.
Answered on Jun 23, 2014
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