Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Ardmore OK

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.

Clinton Amos Medbery, MD
(405) 272-7311
1011 14th Ave NW
Ardmore, OK
Specialties
Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1976

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Elizabeth J Syzek
(405) 271-5641
825 Ne 10th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Lawrence M Cibula Jr, MD
(918) 684-2187
300 Rockefeller Dr
Muskogee, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Muskogee Reg Medctr, Muskogee, Ok
Group Practice: Cancer Ctr

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Gary Alan Johnson, MD
(405) 271-8707
PO Box 26901 WP #2470 920 Stanton L Young Blvd,
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok; University Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: University Of Oklahoma

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Craig Lee Reitz, MD
(405) 751-4343
4205 McAuley Blvd Ste 375
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Ok; Integris Bass Baptist Health C, Enid, Ok
Group Practice: Cancer Care Assoc

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Gregory A Parker
(405) 942-9200
3525 Nw 56th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Dr.Robert Reynolds
(405) 752-0871
13301 N Meridian Ave # 501
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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William C Goad
(405) 604-6173
5701 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Dr.Jennifer Trottman
(918) 744-3180
1705 E 19th St # 201
Tulsa, OK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: St. John Medical Center
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.2, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Robert Edward Reynolds, MD
(405) 752-0871
13301 N Meridian Ave Ste 501
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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