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How genetic testing may have saved a woman from cancer


A Chicago woman elected to have preventative surgery after genetic testing found that she had a higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer. She spoke to Hoda Kotb and Maria Shriver about her experience, while Dr. Marisa Weiss, chief medical officer for, explains the benefits of undergoing genetic testing.