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DNA Screening

19 May 2017 22:02

What's the youngest you can be to have a DNA screening?  Both my nan and Aunt have had breast cancer as well as my mother-in-law and her mother have had it.  So my daughter has got two generations on both sides of the family so I would like to find out if she has the gene.

Re: DNA Screening

21 May 2017 21:55 in response to kp004a8561

Welcome to Cancer Chat kp004a8561.

I'm sorry to hear how much of an impact breast cancer has had on both sides of the family and I can understand why you would like your daughter to get tested. I think our cancer nurses will be in the best position to answer your questions so do give them a call next week to discuss this with them in more detail. Their freephone number is 0808 800 4040 and is open Monday - Friday between 9a.m - 5p.m.

Kind Regards, 

Steph, Cancer Chat Moderator