Breast Surgeons Advise All Breast Cancer Patients Be Offered Genetic Testing
The American Society of Breast Surgeons published new guidelines, recommending that genetic testing should be made available to all patients with a history of breast cancer. The new recommendations are not in line with existing guidelines made by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
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