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Preventive Surgeries Among Women Following in Wake of Genetic Cancer Testing

Dr. Stephanie Graff

After testing positive for the BRCA gene in 2011, oncology nurse Kelly Boling at Research Medical Center – like Angelina Jolie - underwent a mastectomy and had her ovaries removed – a move that her doctor, Stephanie Graff, oncologist a HCA Midwest Health, says can reduce the risk of cancer by up to 85 percent. To learn more about genetic cancer testing at HCA Midwest Health, click here.

tags: cancer risk

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