This year alone, breast cancer is estimated to be diagnosed in more than 297,000 women.
Of those 297,000 women, an estimated 1 out of 10 have a BRCA mutation.
The average woman with a BRCA mutation has up to a 70% chance of developing breast cancer by age 80.
People with a BRCA mutation often experience breast cancer 20 years earlier than those without a mutation.
Almost 2 of 5 people with a BRCA mutation may also develop ovarian cancer.
If you have breast cancer and test positive for a BRCA mutation, your treatment options could potentially change. Here’s what you need to know:
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