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Genetic Testing Rises Among Young Breast Cancer Patients

Almost 90 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer under 40 get genetic tests to determine their chance of relapse or developing a new cancer.

X-Ray Technologist Donna Fehl, prepares to scan a patient on a mobile mammogram machine at a clinic in Port Arthur, Texas,...

Almost 90 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer under 40 get genetic tests to determine their chance of relapse or developing a new cancer. Most who learned they had a genetic mutation had preventive mastectomies. (UPI)

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