Comments for: Risk test for breast cancer asks about ‘first-degree relatives’

Posted May 04, 2014, at 11:43 a.m.

What’s a first-degree relative, anyway? A woman doesn’t have to commit the answer to memory in order to use the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool that the National Cancer Institute has placed online at For purposes of the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool, first-degree relatives include your mother, your …

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