BRCA1/2: Family Members at Risk
If you have learned that you have a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, this implication has very important implications for family members related to you by blood. A discussion with a genetic counselor is a key step in sorting out how to optimally communicate this risk. Additionally, a genetic counselor can often help you by providing an informational letter that you can share with family members. For many people sharing a copy of a letter is easier (and probably more effective) than trying to remember all of the information and just communicating it verbally.
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