According to an Associated Press article, more women are going for breast cancer gene testing in record numbers, forcing more parents to face a tough question: Should we test the kids?
The article says that "medical experts advise against such testing before age 25, saying that little can be done to prevent or screen for breast or ovarian cancer until then, so the knowledge would only cause needless worry."
But, new studies and The Associated Press interviews "show that many people who have BRCA gene mutations — and even more of their offspring — disagree."
What do you think? Should children be tested for cancer?
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