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Genetic testing is an option to help determine risk of breast cancer

Published On: | Eric Brown

Your grandmother and mother had breast cancer. Does this mean you also will get breast cancer? Here is the good news: only about 5 percent to 10 percent of cancers are related to family history. Here is more good news: receiving information, resources and advice may help relieve your anxiety, and also empowers you to […]

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I’m under 40. Should I worry about getting breast cancer?

Published On: | Eric Brown

Younger women usually don’t think about getting breast cancer because their risk is much lower than older women. However, about 11 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the US are detected in women under the age of 45. More importantly, when breast cancer is diagnosed at a young age (under the age of […]

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Implementing Molecular Testing for DCIS

Published On: | Eric Brown

Listen to Dr Linsey Gold and Dr Eric Brown participate on this DCIS webcast discussion. With Pat Whitworth and Michael Alvarado hosting the chat with a panel of TME breast surgeons, and Rick Baehner M.D., VP of Development Oncology and Pathology at Genomic Health and Assistant Professor of Pathology at UCSF, the panel focus on […]

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Exercise Benefits

Published On: | Eric Brown

Report: breast cancer survivors who exercise live 40 percent longer Survivors who exercise are 40 percent more likely to live longer than those who led a sedentary lifestyle. While the story was played as news, it didn’t come as a surprise to Eric Brown, M.D., director of the Center for Breast Health in Troy. “We […]

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