Genetic Counseling & Testing in the Black Community

If any relative has had breast cancer, your family could be at higher risk. Why? It may be due to similar lifestyles, family traits or even genetics. In fact, certain gene mutations that pass from one generation to the next may have a major impact on your breast cancer risk. Getting genetic counseling and testing can help you find some answers and help you manage this risk. 

Here are some resources that can help answer questions you may have about what genetic counseling and testing is, what role genes play, how genetic counseling and testing works and why it’s so important for members of the Black community: 

Use this information to make better decisions about your future health and provide support for other family members.

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