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Breast Cancer Family History

Know Your Risk: Breast Cancer, Family History and Testing BRCA Negative

Samantha Golkin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Samantha Golkin

It was knowing my risks and being vigilant that saved me from the spread of breast cancer, saved me from extensive treatments and saved my life.

My Mother's Gift of Knowledge

Lindsay Avner | Posted 07.07.2013 | Women
Lindsay Avner

Some experts say finding out that you carry the BRCA mutation can be just as devastating as finding out you have cancer. They may be right.

Study: Family History Can Trump Breast Cancer Gene Test

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — If breast cancer runs in the family, women can be at high risk even if they test free of the disease's most common gene mutations, ...