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Genetic counseling is rare among BRCA-tested women

Counseling

Although counseling is widely recommended before gene testing, most U.S. women who were sent by doctors to be tested for BRCA1 and BRCA2, two genes that increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer, never met with a counselor beforehand. The main reason, researchers found, is that the women’s doctors …

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