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Preventive Surgeries Among Women Following in Wake of Genetic Cancer Testing

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.

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