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9 myths you should know about the BRCA tests

By now, the name Mary-Claire King and her groundbreaking scientific accomplishment with the BRCA1 gene should resonate with many. Although testing began over 20 years ago, it has only been within the last few years that has expanded its impact and become widespread. But what exactly is the BRCA test […]
9 myths you should know about the BRCA tests
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23andMe can now tell you about your breast cancer risk

The FDA just allowed 23andMe to provide tests that analyse your genetic risk for cancer. The test can give you a report about three BRCA1/BRCA2 gene mutations, which are associated with an increased risk in breast and ovarian cancer and are most commonly found in people of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. […]
23andMe can now tell you about your breast cancer risk