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A colonoscopy is an outpatient medical procedure used to visually inspect the large intestine and the rectum. In the exam, a long, flexible tube...

Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer: How and Why to Get Tested

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are tumor suppressor genes that play a role in protecting from breast and ovarian cancer.  As a result, women who have...

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Used at the right time and for the right reasons, genetic testing can be a powerful addition to your care provider’s toolkit. It is...

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