Singer's breast cancer comments prompt backlash

Singer's breast cancer comments prompt backlash
USA Today
December 1, 2014

Twenty doctors, other breast cancer experts and leaders of FORCE, a support group for women with the genetic mutation, signed a letter to the editor of AARP Magazine saying Etheridge "presents information that is dangerously misleading to your readers," and that it's "equally troubling" that she seems to discourage women from genetic testing. The National Society of Genetic Counselors submitted a similar letter, and scores of patients are criticizing her comments on social media.

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