Stories tagged with: Genetic testing

May 14, 2013 - 10:19am
1 year 8 weeks ago

Knowing your family history can help you in the fight against breast cancer.

Women have a 14 percent risk in their lifetime of getting breast cancer, that number is five times greater when their is a genetic connection to the disease. The older one gets the more chances you have.

"If you've got close relatives like your mother, your grandmother, your aunts or a man in your family who's had breast cancer then you should probably see a genetic counselor to see if it is...

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