Our expert says:
One can test for the type of genes that are associated with an increased risk for breast cancer. see http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/Genetic-Testing-for-Breast-and-Ovarian-Cancer-Risk
You can ask your doctor to give you a referral to the dept of genetics at your nearest academic hospital. Just remember that having the gene does not mean that you will definitely get breast cancer, it may just be an indication that you should start screening earlier and more often than other women.
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