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Should you have a BRCA gene test?

Angelina Jolie sparked a public discussion about genetic testing when she revealed her decision to undergo preventive surgeries after testing positive for the BRCA1 gene. Genetic testing can reveal your risk of diseases like breast cancer and other conditions. Genes determine what we inherit from our parents, …

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.
In 2013, an estimated 232,340 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, while 64,640 will be diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, women can fight back against breast cancer. …