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Breast Cancer News

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Breast Cancer News

Breast Cancer News

Breast Cancer News

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Women with certain genetic mutations have a lifetime risk of breast cancer of more than 80 percent. We talk with a physician about the genetics of breast cancer. Should women be tested for the gene? Can life style changes lower their risk? We also hear about other breast cancer treatment news.

Guest:

Elizabeth Swisher
*Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine
*Director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program, University of Washington School of Medicine
*Gynecological Oncologist, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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