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Question:

What are my options if I’m BRCA positive?

Answer:

There are several options to reduce your chance of developing cancer, or to catch it early, if you are BRCA positive. Options differ for men and women, depending on their risk for certain cancers:

 

The good news is that once we know a person is at increased risk for cancer development, we can assemble a team of doctors and other healthcare providers to review their options for maintaining good health. In addition, the individual can consider methods to reduce the chance of passing the genetic change onto their offspring.

 

 

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