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Facing a high risk of breast cancer

October 03, 2013

What do you do if you are at high risk of getting breast cancer? Besides monthly self-exams and regular mammograms, Alison Conlin, M.D., medical oncologist and medical director of Providence high-risk breast cancer services, explains what you need to know and do if you have a higher risk, including lifestyle changes. 

Genetic testing for breast cancer

October 21, 2011

Often people are concerned that a diagnosis of cancer in one or more close relatives means that they are at an increased risk for developing cancer themselves.