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A 49-year-old female asked:

How do i know if i should get tested for brca gene ? there are different cancers on both sides of my family . also, is there an age limit ? i am almost 50. thank you .

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: You need to ask yourself, "What will I do with the results?". If you test positive, would you consider bilateral mastectomy and ovarian removal? It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who knows more about your health. Wish you good health!

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Last updated Jul 10, 2020

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