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In our continuing focus this month on breast cancer awareness, we are sharing this article from Stanford Magazine: Doctors Aren’t Using Genetic Testing to Inform Breast Cancer Treatment And too many women are having life-altering surgery. When Angelina Jolie wrote a 2013 op-ed piece for the New York Times telling of her decision to have … Read more
“Breast cancer: About 12 percent of women in the general population will develop breast cancer sometime during their lives. By contrast, according to the most recent estimates, 55 to 65 percent of women who inherit a harmful BRCA1 mutation and around 45 percent of women who inherit a harmful BRCA2 mutation will develop breast cancer by age 70 years.” … Read more
According to a recent article in Vital Signs, an online newsletter by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overweight and obesity are associated with at least 13 different types of cancer. These cancers make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed, and about 2 in 3 occur in adults 50-74 years old. Read more on this … Read more