1 doctor weighed in:

My great grandmother & her sisters all had breast cancer. Her daughter did not, but she died young & only had my dad.Should I get tested for BRCA gene?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: It's your call

It might be worth doing if the women with breast cancer got it quite early in their lives AND you want to get prophylactic surgery early rather than simply keep up ordinary anti-cancer surveillance.

In brief: It's your call

It might be worth doing if the women with breast cancer got it quite early in their lives AND you want to get prophylactic surgery early rather than simply keep up ordinary anti-cancer surveillance.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
29 years in practice
49M people helped
Continue
100,000 doctors available