Genetic Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Management
Edem Agamah, MD
Disclosure: Stacy Sattovia, MD and Edem Agamah, MD have no financial relationships to disclose.
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- Obtain a comprehensive, multi-generational family history to establish genetically mediated risk for breast cancer.
- Describe the epidemiology and risk factors of breast cancer.
- Describe clinical features of genetic breast cancer.
- Describe genetic breast cancer risk estimation and management in the clinic.
- Discuss negative impacts on patients after genetic breast cancer diagnosis.
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