Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Appropriate Clinical Management of BRIP1 Variant of Unknown Significance

Genetic Testing Challenges in Oncology: Appropriate Clinical Management of BRIP1 Variant of Unknown Significance

While reviewing the breast cancer screening recommendations for a 28-year-old woman, a nurse practitioner at a high-risk breast clinic noted incongruencies in the family’s understanding of genetic test results. The woman had been recommended to the clinic based on a history of breast cancer among several paternal and maternal relatives and after genetic testing revealed…

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What Beyoncé’s Dad and Angelina Jolie Have in Common

What Beyoncé’s Dad and Angelina Jolie Have in Common

Beyoncé's father, Matthew Knowles, recently went public with the announcement that he has breast cancer and carries a mutation in a gene called BRCA2. He joins Angelina Jolie as a celebrity who has shared their private medical and genetic history in order to raise...

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