Should you be tested for the breast cancer gene?

One question many women face is: “Should I get tested to find out if I have a genetic risk for breast cancer?” The answer is always a very personal one, as shown in this report from Mayo Clinic.One out of 8 women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. A small subset of these women have inherited an abnormal copy of a gene that runs in families and can greatly increase their risk of certain cancers.

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