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Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with PGOMG

Every October, Americans come together to support awareness for breast cancer, including early detection. Early detection is incredibly important – it allows doctors the opportunity to spot precancerous and cancerous tissue in its early stages and assess whether treatment or surgery is needed right away. Early detection and effective breast cancer awareness save lives, and

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Are You at Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

As September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, PGOMG wants to help educate mothers, daughters and grandmothers who visit our practice regarding common risk factors associated with ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is a particularly deceptive form of cancer – it can go undetected until it spreads to other areas of the body, such as the abdomen.

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Should I Be Tested for the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genes?

At PGOMG, we offer genetic testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA 2 genes. Genetic testing for the breast and ovarian cancer genes has been in the headlines as of late, with celebrities such as Angelina Jolie speaking out about genetic testing and her decision to seek preventive surgeries in order to reduce her cancer risk.

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