NYT Cancer Free Mastectomy

Read the following article and look at the “Living with BRCA Gene: One Family’s Story” family tree located on the left side of the first page.  Answer the following questions in your notebook and be ready to discuss them in class.

Cancer Free at 33, but Weighing a Mastectomy

What were the important issues for Deborah Lindner?  Was the information presented well by the author?  Would you change the way the author presented the data regarding risk and the interpretation of the genetic test?

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