How I screen patients at increased risk for breast cancer

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Hear Dr. Pinkerton discuss:

  • How often women who are at high-risk for breast cancer should be screened
  • New screening tools: breast tomosynthesis and breast screening ultrasonography
    – Who are the best candidates?
    – What are the risks?
    – When should these new tools be used?
  • How to assess the different levels of risk and devise appropriate screening
  • A summary of screening, lifestyle changes, and medications that can reduce the risk of breast cancer


Related article: Your menopausal patient’s breast biopsy reveals atypical hyperplasia JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD; Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD, James A. Simon, MD (Cases in Menopause, May 2013)

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