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How common is it for women in their 20's to have a BRCA gene test conducted?

If women in their 20's do have concerns or family history of having breast cancer, can they request to have the brca-gene-test done?? How rare is it for women that young to ask for that? Or is it ...
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Is Klippel Feil Syndrome hereditary? Recessive/Dominant? Liklihood of passing it to offspring?

I assume Klippel Feil Syndrome (KFS) is genetic/hereditary because my sister and I both have it, and it's a rare disease. But if I'm wrong, please do correct me. Is KFS genetic-hereditary? My ...