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Could knowing you carry the BReast CAncer gene save your life?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN From: Some 94% of women with breast cancer who knew they were carriers in advance did not die of any cause within five years. Women who develop breast cancer but knew they carried the breast cancer (BRCA) gene before they were diagnosed are much more likely to survive the disease than those who find out they …