Testing for the classic hereditary breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, has been available and widely offered since their discovery in the 1990s. However, new technologies in genetic testing have recently uncovered information about other genes linked to hereditary breast cancer.
Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (BRCA1 / BRCA2)
Hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome is an abnormal version of the gene BRCA1 or BRCA2, which increases a person�s risk of developing various types of cancer
We help to identify families that may have a hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancer syndrome and, when indicated, offer genetic testing, cancer screening and support.
Staffed by a team fully dedicated to breast imaging, Mass General Imaging offers access to breast imaging services at many community locations to provide you with the highest level of advanced quality care.
Massachusetts General Hospital's Pain Management Center offers advanced pain management therapies for patients experiencing moderate to severe levels of cancer-related pain.
The Clinic for Reproductive Health and Cancer at Massachusetts General Hospital provides guidance on fertility preservation for cancer patients to help protect their future reproductive options.
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