Why moms share breast cancer genetic test results with kids

In a study involving 221 mothers in the study led by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, most mothers who learned they carried the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, which heightens their risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer, chose to tell their children of their results. These women also reported feeling more at ease with their decision to share information compared to mothers who kept quiet.

Read the full article here: Full Disclosure: Why Moms Share Results of Their Genetic Breast Cancer Tests With Their Kids

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