Genetic test use rises in young US breast cancer patients
from medwirenews.com via News-Medical.Net
BRCA testing is becoming more common in women diagnosed with breast cancer by the age of 40 years in the U.S., research shows, with concerns about genetic risk influencing surgical decisions. In all, 87 percent of 897 women participating in the Helping Ourselves, Helping Others: Young Women's Breast Cancer Study between 2006-2014 had undergone BRCA testing within a year of diagnosis.
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