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What are the tests for hereditary breast cancer?
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Dr. Steven Tucker
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Questions!
The best tool in assessing hereditary cancer including breast cancer is a thorough family history.
After that the genetic tests that are used test for brca1, brca2, tp53, and pten. More can be found here: http://bit.Ly/myzjj9.

In brief: Questions!
The best tool in assessing hereditary cancer including breast cancer is a thorough family history.
After that the genetic tests that are used test for brca1, brca2, tp53, and pten. More can be found here: http://bit.Ly/myzjj9.
Dr. Steven Tucker
Dr. Steven Tucker
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: BRCA
To determine if you have a hereditary breast cancer, a complete history needs to be obtained.
Based on this history and a mapping of your family's cancer history, a brca test may be performed. It is important to determine who in the family should be tested. It is now a saliva test that can be done in a physician office. Genetic counseling is also offered.

In brief: BRCA
To determine if you have a hereditary breast cancer, a complete history needs to be obtained.
Based on this history and a mapping of your family's cancer history, a brca test may be performed. It is important to determine who in the family should be tested. It is now a saliva test that can be done in a physician office. Genetic counseling is also offered.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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Dr. Stephen Saponaro
try this website: http://www.brightpink.org/programs/support-community/talk-to-a-genetic-counselor/questionnaire/ Browse this site. It's informative and easy to ready.
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