Would you want to know? With the breast cancer, knowledge is power

September 23, 2014 9:17 PM

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Would you want to know? With the breast cancer, knowledge is power

"I am BRCA-2 positive. My sister was frantic to know the results of my test but then decided against being tested for fear of what her insurance company would do to her."

What complicates matters is not everyone with the mutated gene will develop cancer, so a parent can be a carrier with no outward evidence of cancer in his or her lifetime.

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