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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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Name: Soins; la revue de rÃ©fÃ©rence infirmiÃ¨re
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