A 57-year-old female asked:
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?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu answered
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
Dr. Regina Hampton answered
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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