Understanding BRCA: The Impact on Breast and Ovarian Cancer

BRCA mutations are linked to an increased risk of certain types of cancer. Knowing about a BRCA mutation can inform you of your cancer risk and influence treatment options if you already have cancer. This is why it’s so important to beBRCAware.

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BRCA Facts: What You Should Know

Everyone has BRCA genes, but they can be mutated in some people. Some mutations can lead to an increased risk of certain cancers.

The Facts About BRCA

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BRCA Testing Basics

Understand the basics of BRCA testing and who should get tested.

BRCA Testing Basics

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Top 5 Myths About BRCA Testing

You may already know about BRCA, but there could be more to learn.

The Common Myths

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Understanding BRCA Test Results

Know the difference between a positive and a negative result.

Discover the Difference

BRCA Testing for Family Risk

BRCA mutations may impact your family’s risk of developing certain types of cancer.

Get Tested For BRCA

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Reasons to Get BRCA Tested

Knowing your status may help to inform your treatment decisions and inform your family about their possible risk of developing certain types of cancer.

Three Things to Consider

How to Get Tested for BRCA Gene Mutations

Find out the next steps you need to take to know your BRCA status.

What You Need to Do

Helpful BRCA Resources

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Genetic Counseling

Genetic counselors are essential for patients with a positive test result.