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Genetic testing for breast cancer

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Genetic testing for breast cancer

Events in personal lives of celebrities make news and often bring issues to the forefront for the rest of us; Angelina Jolie’s prophylactic bilateral mastectomy certainly did this.  Fortunately, advances in medical technology enable us to better identify those at risk for certain diseases.  This includes identification of women at elevated risk over the general population for breast cancer.

Breast cancer touches all of our lives in some way.  One in 8 women develop breast cancer and over 230,000 cases ...

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