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Knowing you have the KRAS-variant puts you in the best position to make informed choices about advanced screening and lifestyle strategies to protect your health. While a positive test result indicates that your risk of breast, ovarian or lung cancer is about 2-6 times greater than the average woman, knowing you carry this gene mutation provides you and your doctor with powerful information that can be used to help minimize that increased risk.
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If you have been diagnosed with cancer and have tested positive for the KRAS-variant, this suggests that your cancer diagnosis could be associated with this genetic difference. Together with your physician, you can now use the information in several ways to protect your health and inform your decision making going forward.