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VIDEO: Dr. Lisa Newman on triple negative breast cancer in African American women


 

AT ASBS 2017

– The heavy burden of triple negative and other aggressive breast cancers among African American women cannot be simplified to socioeconomic factors alone.

International investigations by Lisa Newman, MD, director of the Breast Oncology Program at the Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, and other researchers are making it clear that genetic factors play a significant role.

She explained the latest findings and what they mean for screening, genetic referral, and treatment in an interview at the American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting.

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