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Hayes, Inc. Releases Guide to BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Testing
Date:5/13/2010

LANSDALE, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A guide to BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing has been released by Hayes, Inc. This comprehensive resource is designed to equip physicians and other healthcare professionals who are not trained in genetics with independent, evidence-based information to help them understand the complexities of BRCA1/2 gene testing.

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Women who carry a change in one of the breast cancer susceptibility genes, BRCA1 or BRCA2, have an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Changes in the BRCA1/2 genes can occur in any racial or ethnic group, although in the U.S. they are found most often in Jewish women of Ashkenazi (Eastern Europe) origin. Increasing numbers of women are seeking information concerning their risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer, often with heightened anxiety that has been fueled by direct-to-consumer advertising and information in the social media.  

"Knowledge of the genetic basis of a disease has the potential to revolutionize personal healthcare," says Dr. Diane Allingham-Hawkins, Director, Hayes Genetic Test Evaluation Program. "Unfortunately, however, there is a great deal of misuse of expensive genetic tests due to a lack of understanding of the true clinical utility of these tests. In reality, only 5% of cases of breast or ovarian cancer are caused by these hereditary genetic changes."

However, the combination of anxiety regarding cancer risk, direct-to-consumer advertising and publicity about the tests, and lack of physician knowledge in the field of genetics has led to inappropriate referrals for wome
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