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To Test or Not to Test | Dee Sparacio

Recently Angelina Jolie was in the news, not for her latest movie, but for having a preventative mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer.  Angelina had genetic testing done and had learned she carried the BRCA1 & 2 mutations. The mutations placed her at a higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer than the average women.  Jolie’s mother had passed away at the age of 56 due to ovarian cancer.

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