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Does Breast and Ovarian Cancer Run In Your Families?

  Recently I sent a WhatsApp poster message to my friends saying that October is "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" and mentioned that if you have had ovarian cancer then you could be at risk of developing breast cancer or vice versa. One of my friend informed me that there is a request from his friend that they wanted to consult me.  I spoke to this young 40 year old lady who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer two years back and had undergone two surgeries and chemotherapy. During her routine follow-up she was advised to have genetic testing done and her BRCA1 turned out to be positive. Now, she was anxious if she would develop breast cancer and how can she reduce her risk. Does breast and ovarian cancer run in your family? Yes, if you have close relatives with history of breast or ovarian cancer then you may be at higher risk for developing these two cancers.  Draw your family health history tree and share this information with your doctor. This information could be your life s
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