Risk Modification Strategies for Breast Cancer

September 3, 2014 10:11 PM

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Ahead of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual Breast Cancer Symposium, held September 4–6 in San Francisco, we spoke with Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School, the founder and director of the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer, and the director of the Adult Survivorship Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Center in Boston. Dr. Partridge will be speaking at the upcoming symposium on non-medicinal approaches to breast cancer risk modifications.

Cancer Network: Let’s start with the factors that make some women more susceptible to breast cancer. First, what are the genetic factors that increase the risk of breast cancer?

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