Posts Tagged ‘mammography’

The more I look on the Internet for information on hereditary breast cancer and the BRCA genes, the more disinformation I find. I think some of the inane comments I have seen are due to a general lack of knowledge of genetics and the risks of BRCA mutations. I was pretty clueless myself just a […]



I read some message board posts recently saying that a woman should not get tested for a BRCA mutation if she is not considering preventive surgeries. Supposedly, this logic came from genetic counsellors. Although I understand that we have to consider the impact that anxiety can have on people’s quality of life, I still don’t […]