Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Siloam Springs AR

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.

Kimo Cornwell Stine, MD
(501) 364-1494
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1982

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Anthony Phillip Bucolo
(501) 945-3330
3401 Springhill Dr
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Cynthia Claire Hines, MD
(479) 964-9118
1808 W Main St
Russellville, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Blessing Godwin Etuk, MD
(501) 614-2000
4301 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1996

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Issam Makhoul, MD
(501) 686-8511
4301 W Markham Slot 508
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tichreen, Fac Of Med, Lattakia, Syria (Univ Latakia)
Graduation Year: 1980

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Raman K Desikan, MD
(501) 661-0060
1000 N University Ave
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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Mouhammed Jameel Kyasa, MD
(501) 686-8511
4301 W Markham Mail Slot 508
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1994

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Bobbie Jewel Allen
(501) 257-4542
4300 W 7th St
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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James Roger Grissom, MD
(501) 219-8777
9500 Lile Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Rehab Institute, Little Rock, Ar; Baptist Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Arkansas Oncology Assocc

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John William Allgood
(870) 972-4510
225 E Jackson Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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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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