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Topic: Task Force Expands BRCA Genetic Testing Recommendations

Forum: High Risk for Breast Cancer — Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2019 08:48AM

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Task Force Expands BRCA Genetic Testing Recommendations; More Women Will Be Referred for Counseling and Testing
August 26, 2019

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its recommendations on risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer, saying that women with either a personal or family history of breast or ovarian cancers, as well as women who are Ashkenazi Jewish (Eastern European), should have their risk assessed by their primary care doctor. Read more...

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