The risk for developing breast cancer is dependent on many factors. Age, family history, ethnicity and lifestyle are among the factors that can impact your risk.
If you are concerned that you may have an increased risk of breast cancer or have questions regarding your future risk based on your family history, the specialists at Pinnacle’s High Risk Breast Clinic can help answer your questions.
“We do have genetic counseling and testing for patients with high risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer. This can include testing for the BRCA1 gene or the BRCA2 gene, as well as other possible mutations that may put someone at increased risk of additional types of cancer,” tells Dr. Lisa Torp.
You can learn more in the segment above or by going online to www.pinnaclehealth.org/phbcc.