Case Study

The following case study highlights key learning objectives associated with this module. Read the case study and answer the questions that follow.

A 58-year-old woman comes to you concerned about her cancer risks. She has had recommended screenings, including mammography and colonoscopy. She asks if it would be appropriate to pursue genetic testing as well since her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 72. There are no other cancer diagnoses of any type in the family.

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