Conditions are hereditaryinfo-icon if they are passed from parent to child by information contained in the genes. About 5 percent of breast cancers are hereditary. BRCA1info-icon and BRCA2info-icon are the most well-known hereditary geneticinfo-icon mutations related to breast cancer.
 
Genetic tests can tell you whether you have a hereditary mutationinfo-icon that made it more likely you would develop breast cancer. This information can help you plan your treatment.
 
Look below for more information from LBBC about hereditary breast cancer.