What you should know about testing for BRCA breast cancer genes
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women, with South African woman having an approximate lifetime risk of 1 in 35. While breast cancer is far more common in women, it can affect men too.
The American Cancer Society estimates that 5-10% of breast cancer is hereditary. For those who have family members diagnosed with breast cancer, genetic testing can help doctors to assess your risk.
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