Breast Cancer Symposium

2014 Breast Cancer Symposium Highlights on the Impact of Breast Cancer Screening Reminders, with Julia White, MD

The following is a transcript of a podcast led by Dr. Julia White, who discusses one study highlighted at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium that presents research on the impact of sending reminders to women overdue for breast cancer screening with mammography. Dr. White is Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Director of Breast Radiation Oncology in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Ohio State University. Dr.

2014 Breast Cancer Symposium Highlights on the Impact of Angelina Jolie’s Story on Genetic Testing, with Harold Burstein, MD, PhD

The following is a transcript of a podcast led by Dr. Harold Burstein, who discusses one study highlighted at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium that presents research on the impact that Angelina Jolie’s choice of having surgery to prevent breast cancer had on genetic testing for genes linked to breast cancer risk. Dr.

Most Women Have an Inaccurate Perception of Their Breast Cancer Risk

Breast Cancer Symposium
September 4, 2013

A large-scale survey of Long Island women who were having mammography to screen for breast cancer shows that the majority (more than 90%) either under- or overestimated their risk of developing this disease during their lifetime. Additionally, four out of every 10 women surveyed (40%) said they had never discussed their personal breast cancer risk with a doctor.

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