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The hereditary and genetic risk of breast cancer.

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Summary of "The hereditary and genetic risk of breast cancer."

Screening for breast cancer should concern all women at some point in their life. In cases of a family history of breast cancer, an oncogenetic consultation may be offered. The identification of a genetic predisposition enables specific management strategies for the woman to be drawn up.

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Université Paris-Descarters, Paris, France. antoine.depauw@curie.net

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Name: Soins; la revue de référence infirmière
ISSN: 0038-0814
Pages: 30-2

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