Doctors Aren’t Using Genetic Testing

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 her breasts removed to reduce her high risk for cancer, it brought the conversation about preventive mastectomy into the mainstream. Read full article.

By Melinda Sacks