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10 Facts About BRCA Gene Mutations

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BRCA gene model.
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Gene sequence.
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The role of BRCA genes


Gene mutation.
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What BRCA mutations do


Oncology concept.
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BRCA genes aren't just about breast cancer


Woman having genetic blood test.
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Testing for BRCA mutations


Smiling mother and daughter breast cancer support and awareness.
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Who should be tested for BRCA?


Mammogram image.
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Elevated risk levels: breast cancer


Ovarian cancer.
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Elevated risk levels: ovarian cancer


Doctor with laptop, genetic counseling concept.
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Next steps: genetic counseling


General anesthesia during surgery.
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Surgery to lower cancer risk


Couple supporting each other in stress.
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Making optimal testing and treatment choices


Elizabeth Millard

Elizabeth Millard

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Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.