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Doctors Warn At-Home DNA Breast Cancer Test May Not Offer ‘Full Picture’


Publication: KXAN-TV (NBC, Austin)


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved an at-home genetic testing kit to screen for breast cancer risk, but Elisabeth King from Texas Oncology-Austin Central says results may not give women the full picture of their cancer risk. King counsels women to get comprehensive DNA screening in addition to the at-home test, noting about half the patients Texas Oncology follows for high-risk have negative genetic testing.

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