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Genetic Test To Determine Breast Cancer Risk

One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. The American Cancer Society estimates that just this year more than 250,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. 

When it comes to determining a woman's risk for developing cancer, there are many contributing factors including the genetic code. 

Holly Pederson, MD, Cleveland Clinic

Gabriel Kramer is a reporter/producer and the host of “NewsDepth,” Ideastream Public Media's news show for kids.