Women's Excellence Launches Awareness Campaign For Breast and Ovarian Cancer

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Up to 10% of cancer patients have an inherited gene mutation

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Women's Excellence is bringing awareness to breast and ovarian cancer.

Up to 10% of cancer patients have an inherited gene mutation. Fortunately, knowing family history may help a physician to prevent cancer or detect it at an earlier stage. Women with certain genetic mutations have:
· up to 44% lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer
· up to 87% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer

By taking this quick quiz, people can find out whether they may be at risk for a hereditary cancer. It only takes 30 seconds and knowing hereditary cancer risk could save a life.

Take the quiz here: https://www.hereditarycancerquiz.com/womensexce1

Women’s Excellence is the most comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic office in Michigan. They also specialize in menopause, weight control, bladder control, endometriosis, robotic surgery, pelvic floor physical therapy, and midwifery services. The knowledgeable, well-trained, compassionate physicians and healthcare providers of Women’s Excellence are taking new patients and are conveniently located in four locations throughout southeastern Michigan, Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston and Metamora. For more information, visit http://www.womensexcellence.com.

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