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Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Enid 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.

Francisco H Dexeus, MD
(580) 234-1061
825 E Owen K Garriott Rd
Enid, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Francisco Dexeus
(580) 234-1061
825 East Owen K Garriott Road
Enid, OK
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Paul Erba
(580) 233-3843
Po Box 5096
Enid, OK
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Oncology Consultants Of NW OK

Alexandra P Ikeguchi, MD
(405) 359-7358
1816 Devonshire St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Midwest City Regional Hospital, Midwest City, Ok

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Martina C Hum, MD
(918) 494-2525
6600 S Yale Ave Ste 1250
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Ok
Group Practice: Warren Clinic Inc

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Francisco Huguet Dexeus, MD
(580) 234-1061
825 E Owen K Garriott Rd
Enid, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Barcelona, Fac De Med, Barcelona, Spain
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Bass Baptist Health C, Enid, Ok; St Marys Mercy Hospital, Enid, Ok
Group Practice: Dexeus Oncology Clinic

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Paul Stephen Erba, MD
(580) 233-3843
PO Box 5096
Enid, OK
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Bass Baptist Health C, Enid, Ok; St Marys Mercy Hospital, Enid, Ok
Group Practice: Oncology Consultants Of NW OK

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Francisco Dexeus
(580) 234-1061
825 E Garriott
Enid, OK
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Dexeus Oncology Clinic

Ali Houssayn Moussa
(918) 592-3700
1810 E 15th St
Tulsa, OK
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Dr.Stephen Hamilton
(405) 737-8455
230 North Midwest Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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