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Examining Genetic Link to Breast Cancer Risk

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Examining Genetic Link to Breast Cancer Risk

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Examining Genetic Link to Breast Cancer Risk

Examining Genetic Link to Breast Cancer Risk

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Some researchers say the risk of breast cancer in women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations has been overstated. We look at the controversy surrounding breast cancer genes and breast cancer risk.

Guest:

Marisa Weiss, oncologist and president and founder of www.breastcancer.org. Author of Living Beyond Breast Cancer (Random House,1998).