Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Aberdeen SD

The breast cancer gene test is a blood test that checks for specific change in genes that help control normal cell growth. Finding changes in these genes, called BRCA1 and BRCA2, can help determine your chance of developing breast cancer and/or ovarian cancer.

Richard J Conklin
(605) 622-5613
620 3rd Ave Se
Aberdeen, SD
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Richard Conklin
(605) 622-5613
620 3rd Ave Se
Aberdeen, SD
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Oncology & Hematology Svc

Dr.Richard Tenglin
(605) 719-2300
353 Fairmont Boulevard
Rapid City, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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David Lee Elson, MD
(605) 322-6900
1000 E 21st St Ste 2000
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Royal C Johnson Vets Mem Hosp, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: University Physicians Med

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William Anthony Smithson, MD
(605) 322-7595
1000 E 21st St Ste 3100
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1967

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Richard James Conklin, MD
(605) 622-5613
620 3rd Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1983

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Enrique Mendoza
305 S State St
Aberdeen, SD
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Dr.Max Farver
(605) 665-7841
1104 West 8th Street
Yankton, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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William Anthony Smithson
(605) 322-7595
1000 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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David Carl Bartsch, MD
(605) 719-2301
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Cancer Care Institute

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BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 Testing

Q: Several of my friends have recently been tested for the breast cancer gene (BRCA 1 and BRCA 2). If breast cancer does not run in my family, should I consider testing?

 

Probably not. Only about 5-10% of breast cancers are caused by an inherited gene mutation. Your risk goes up if you have one or more first-degree relatives (mother, sister, etc.) with breast or ovarian cancer or early onset cancer (before age 50) in a close relative.

The breast cancer gene test is a blood test that checks for specific change in genes that help control normal cell growth. Finding changes in these genes, called BRCA1 and BRCA2, can help determine your chance of developing breast cancer and/or ovarian cancer.

For the vast majority of women who develop breast cancer, the cause is not from hereditary factors. Therefore, the gene test would not be indicated.


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