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4/1/2017Hi! I had BRCA1 and BRCA2 test done about 2 years ago. The result was negative. However, they didn't do big rearrangements and deletions at that time. They are gonna do it in 3-4 months with the MLPA technique. 1) What are the probabilities to end with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutation? I have a family history of bc (my mum at 58), colon cancer (my mum at 68 and one of her sisters at 47), endometrial or ovarian cancer, not sure ( one of my father's sisters in her 50s. She had a hysterectomy), thyroid cancer (my elder brother at 33)and a personal history of bilateral bc at 42 (ER+ PR+ Her neu -) 2) Are there any other genetic mutations my family could have / we should be tested according to our family history of cancers? Thank you.
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4/2/20171. for a breast cancer gene, still relatively low for you.

2. inquire about cowden syndrome gene.

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