|To Your Good Health: There are benefits to genetic counseling|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DEAR DR. ROACH: The answer to J.P. needs to address the strong family history of breast cancer. She should be referred to a genetic counselor to determine whether she needs to be screened for BRCA I or II. — J.T.
ANSWER: J.P. wrote in December about the safety of vaginal estrogen, and noted that she’d had “a grandmother, aunt, sister (both breasts) and now a first cousin with breast cancer.”
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