Allison Kurian and her colleagues found that more women with breast cancer are getting genetic tests that can detect multiple cancer-associated mutations rather than being tested only for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
Multigene testing replacing BRCA tests for breast cancer risk
Tests to detect mutations in multiple genes are replacing BRCA-only analyses in women with breast cancer, according to a study by scientists at Stanford and several other institutions. Greater access to genetic counselors needed.
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