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When Breast Cancer is Hereditary

Genetic tests can assess risk factor.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/when_breast_cancer_is_hereditary_20020726

In some families, breast and ovarian cancers take an inordinately fierce toll, striking one generation after another, menacing mothers, daughters, sisters and cousins. And for the women in these families, wondering if and when cancer might strike becomes a daily burden.

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