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Questions on genetics, family history & breast cancer.
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|12/30/2010||I was diagnosed with BC at age 44, Stage 1, grade 3, Triple negative cancer. Had a lumpectomy, chemo and rads. I am 3 years out from diagnosis. As far as I know there is NO history of breast cancer or any cancer for that matter in my family - our history is stroke, heart disease and tuberculosis.My question: Do my stats warrant BRACAnalysis?|
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|12/30/2010||though free of family history, your age is a trigger for at least meeting with genetics counselor for evaluation. remembe, the gene has to start somewhere, right? so you now carry the family history for future generations.|
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