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Breast Cancer: Know Your Genetic Risk Assessment with Dr. Holly Pederson
In today’s episode, we share an extremely important conversation with Dr. Pederson to discuss the risk assessment for breast cancer, genetic testing, 3D mammograms, and the correlation between breast density and breast cancer.
Dr Holly Pederson is Director of Medical Breast Services at Cleveland Clinic and an expert on breast cancer and its risk factors. Dr. Pederson explains that risk assessment involves a careful, thorough intake of family history with cancer and reporting the results to a health care provider to see your testing eligibility.
She also discusses the risks with breast density and her excitement for future studies that will better reveal our risks for breast cancer.
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