Testing non-breast cancer genes in high-risk women leaves more questions than answers

Posted by on May 5, 2016 5:50 pm
Categories: health

Running large, multi-gene sequencing panels to assess cancer risk is a growing trend in medicine as the price of the technology declines and more precise approaches to cancer care gain steam. The tests are particularly common among breast and ovarian cancer patients. However, questions remain about the growing list of mutations and their suspected, but unproven association with breast and ovarian cancer risk.

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