Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Mitchell 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.

Anwarul Haq, MD
(605) 995-5756
605 N Foster St
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Urdu
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Noreste, Esc De Med, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Queen Of Peace Hospital, Mitchell, Sd
Group Practice: Mitchell Cancer Ctr

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Anwarul Haq
(605) 996-2224
No address on file
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital

Robert Allen Nelimark, MD
(605) 328-8000
1020 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1973

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Kirsten Ruth Erickson, MD
(605) 336-0515
1000 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Kennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: Medical X-Ray Ctr

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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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Michael Evan Peterson, MD
(605) 995-5756
201 S Harmon Dr
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Queen Of Peace Hospital, Mitchell, Sd
Group Practice: Avera Queen Peace Cancer Ctr

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Michael Peterson
(605) 995-5756
605 N Foster St
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Avera Queen Peace Cancer Ctr

Michael Evan Peterson, MD
(605) 995-5756
201 S Harmon Dr
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Queen Of Peace Hospital, Mitchell, Sd
Group Practice: Avera Queen Peace Cancer Ctr

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Richard H Ruben
(605) 882-7000
401 9th Ave Nw
Watertown, SD
Specialty
Internal Medicine, 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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