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Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Is genetic testing for triple negative breast cancer covered by insurance?

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  • AShelly Weiss, Genetic Medicine, answered on behalf of NorthShore University HealthSystem
    Generally, yes. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has recently revised their guidelines for BRCA genetic testing to include individuals who are diagnosed with a triple negative breast cancer under the age of 60. Many insurance providers have adopted these guidelines into their criteria for coverage.
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