Updated Genetic Test Results Were Key for Chris Evert's Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

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Tennis star Chris Evert shared her story about how updated information regarding her sister's genetic test results led to her own genetic testing and decision to remove her ovaries to lower her cancer risk.

Tennis star Chris Evert shared her story about how updated information regarding her sister's genetic test results led to her own genetic testing and decision to remove her ovaries to lower her cancer risk.

At the time of Ms. Evert’s surgery, ovarian cancer was found. Fortunately, it was caught early, at a time linked to better outcomes.

Her story highlights the importance of genetic counseling, testing and post-testing follow-up with experts.

Read more about Chris Evert's cancer journey and the imporance of following up on genetic testing results.