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Khloe K. tells Kris Jenner she doesn't want BRCA test

Kris Jenner wants her daughter to get a preventative cancer screening — but the “Kocktails with Khloe” star says “we’re all going to die” anyway.

Khloe Kardashian, 31, spurned her mom’s request that she get tested for a breast cancer gene mutation in a preview for an upcoming “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” episode.

“I haven’t been bugging you about this, but I feel like you should really get on our bandwagon and try and get this DNA test done,” the reality-show matriarch told her daughter. “The BRCA test will tell you if you have a genetic susceptibility to getting breast cancer.”

Khloe Kardashian (l.) and Kris Jenner arrive at Milk Studios on Dec. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif.Amanda Edwards/WireImage

Khloe Kardashian (l.) and Kris Jenner arrive at Milk Studios on Dec. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif.

“Mom, I don’t want to is the point,” Kardashian replied, exasperated. “I don’t really care.”

“It’s unacceptable for you to have this technology at your fingertips and not go out and utilize that so that it might save your life one day,” Jenner shot back. “You don’t care if you get breast cancer?”

But the “Strong Looks Better Naked” star only escalated the tension from there.

“Fact: I’m going to die. You’re going to die. We’re all going to die!” she screamed.

The screening determines a person’s probability of developing breast or ovarian cancer by testing for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. People with those inherited mutations are burdened with a far higher risk of developing the diseases.

Kardashian and Jenner, accompanied by 35-year-old Kim Kardashian, were photographed in September at Pathway Genomics, a San Diego clinic that offers screenings for the BRCA mutations.

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Kardashian and Jenner, accompanied by 35-year-old Kim Kardashian, were photographed in September at Pathway Genomics, a San Diego clinic that offers screenings for the BRCA mutations.

Celebrity doctor Paul Nassif, star of the plastic surgery mishap show “Botched,” also joined the trio.

It was unclear at the time whether they were actually there for testing or simply filming a plotline for their E! reality series.

Jenner’s push for her daughters’ preventative screenings could be justified — her late ex-husband and father of her eldest daughters, Robert Kardashian, died at 59 from esophageal cancer in 2003.

Meanwhile, her mother, Mary Jo Shannon, is a survivor of both breast and colon cancers.

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