What is the BRCA 1 and 2 genetic test?
Should I get tested?
- One of your blood relatives has received a genetic test that shows they have a faulty cancer protection gene.
- Three relatives on the same side of the family in at least two generations have been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer.
- Two relatives on the same side of the family in two or more generations have breast or ovarian cancer, one of whom has been diagnosed with at least one of the following: breast cancer before 40 years of age; breast cancer in both breasts; both breast and ovarian cancer; breast cancer in a male relative.