ICYMI: April 28, 2017

April 27, 2017

Feature Story

When to Tell Daughters About a Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (The New York Times) — When Angela Durden found out that she had tested positive for the breast cancer gene mutation, she decided to share the information with her daughter, Alexis, who was 14 at the time. That meant telling the teenager about her own future risk — that she had a 50 percent chance of carrying a mutation that had already riddled their extended family — both male and female — with the disease.

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