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Genetic Testing

Roseville Surgical Alliance now offers genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancers.  According to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 2-10% of patients carry a mutation, which increases their cancer risk up to ten-fold. Early identification can reduce the mortality by 50-100%. In those with documented cancer, identification of a genetic mutation assists with disease management and may help to identify family members at risk

The following are risk factors that may indicate benefit from genetic testing for breast and/or ovarian cancer.

Family history of:

Ovarian cancer, breast cancer, male breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, Ashkenazi Jewish heritage or a previously identified BRCA mutation in the family.

Click Here to find out if you may benefit from Genetic Testing

Hereditary Cancer Quiz

To find out more about testing for genetic cancers, go to http://www.myriadtests.com/index.php?page_id=11

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