Genetic Testing and Counseling for Breast Cancer Can Help Guide Decisions

After a routine mammogram in 2014 revealed a tumor in her right breast, Wendy Mayer was diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma. Fortunately, it had not spread. But her mother, her grandmother and a cousin had all had breast cancer, so on the advice of her doctors, Mayer underwent genetic testing. “I think waiting for those…

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Originally posted 2017-08-03 08:18:48.

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