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SHANA CARTER: Young mom learns she is a high risk for breast cancer … what would you do?

Published on | Eric Brown

Through genetic testing, Shana Carter, a Young Fives teacher with Lake Fenton Community Schools and mother of two, learned she had a mutation in her ATM gene, placing her in the high-risk category for developing breast cancer. In The Breast of Everything podcast, she talks with Comprehensive Breast Care surgeon Ashley Richardson, DO, regarding the decision she made about her cancer risk, and why she feels a prophylactic mastectomy was the best option for her.


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