Knowing Family History Guides Breast Cancer Screening

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in Research

Obstetrician-Gynecologist Dr Emily Binkley talks about the importance of knowing your breast cancer family history. Family history can guide screening and genetic testing decisions. And, insurance will often cover BRCA genetic testing if family history indicates a 5 to 10 percent risk of having one of these genes.

For tips on talking to your family about breast cancer, read Dr Binkley’s article.