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Tags: BRCA


‘It’s unknown whether treatment increases survival,’ AP wisely notes about new breast cancer drug


ABC News touts affordability of at-home BRCA test without delving into any drawbacks


Strong report on study of broader multigene breast cancer testing

8 4/24/2015

Potential harms missing in coverage of Color Genomics cancer test

2 3/28/2015

Experts Back Angelina Jolie Pitt in Choices for Cancer Prevention


Study Weakens Case for Preventive Mastectomy