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My mother recently had breast cancer, am I at risk also?

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  • Ryan Nez Profile
    anonymous
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    Probably not it doesn't hurt to get checked. My mon is suffering from a rare form of breast cancer called HR2
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    • renee  lorenz Profile
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      Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama

      what is Hr2?

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    • Ryan Nez Profile
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      It's a rare form of breast cancer that eats the protein In your body. HR2 is found In 25% of most women.

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    • renee  lorenz Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      ohh im sorry i wish her the best

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    • Ryan Nez Profile
      anónimo
      Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama

      We've been winning this battle for 3 long years

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    • renee  lorenz Profile
      anónimo
      Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama

      thats good im happy for her :)

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    • Ryan Nez Profile
      anónimo
      Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama

      Thank you

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  • Diane Lewey Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Has your mother been tested BRAC1 and BRAC2 mutation? The BRAC 1
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  • Diane Lewey Profile
    anónimo
    Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama
    Sorry, it seems that most of my comment didn't post. The BRAC 1
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    • renee  lorenz Profile
      anónimo
      Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama

      oh im not too sure. ill have to ask her. what is it?

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    • Diane Lewey Profile
      anonymous
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      The BRAC 1 & BRAC 2 genes are tumor suppressors. Mutations of these genes can increase the chance of breast and ovarian cancer. There is a genetic test that can be done to check for the mutation. There is some great information here:...

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      The BRAC 1 & BRAC 2 genes are tumor suppressors. Mutations of these genes can increase the chance of breast and ovarian cancer. There is a genetic test that can be done to check for the mutation. There is some great information here:

      http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/BRCA

      When you have your annual well woman exams, be sure and mention that your mother has had breast cancer. However, breast cancer is not always genetic and you probably have nothing to worry about.

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    • renee  lorenz Profile
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      Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama

      thank you so much

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  • Sarah Adams Profile
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    I suggest getting tested for the BRCA gene mutation. Knowledge is power
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    • renee  lorenz Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      okay thank u

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