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Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community

Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community

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October 10th 2017:The Importance of Genetic and Genomic Testing

The National Cancer Institute finds that inherited genetic mutations play a major role in about 5 to 10 percent of all cancers. The advancement of genetic and genomic testing can predict whether a person is at risk for certain cancers or not and help doctors understand the molecular makeup of tumors so they can find better ways to treat the patient. Genetic testing has led to an uptick in early detection and expanded cancer prevention measures for people. On this episode, guest host Linda House talks to Dr. Holly Pederson, the Director of the Medical Breast Program at the Cleveland Clinic, and

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Dr. Holly Pederson

Dr. Holly Pederson is the Director of the Medical Breast Program at the Cleveland Clinic and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Her focus is on breast diagnostics, breast cancer risk assessment and management of the high risk patient. She runs a Hereditary High Risk Clinic for patients with identified genetic mutations predisposing to breast cancer and is actively involved in clinical research. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, completed a clinical genetics fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in 2008 and City of Hope training in 2017. She serves on the Genomics High Risk Focus Group at Clevela
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/965/frankly-speaking-about-cancer-with-the-cancer-support-community 19/11/2017 02:00 19/11/2017 03:00 Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/965/frankly-speaking-about-cancer-with-the-cancer-support-community The National Cancer Institute finds that inherited genetic mutations play a major role in about 5 to 10 percent of all cancers. The advancement of genetic and genomic testing can predict whether a person is at risk for certain cancers or not and help doctors understand the molecular makeup of tumors so they can find better ways to treat the patient. Genetic testing has led to an uptick in early detection and expanded cancer prevention measures for people. On this episode, guest host Linda House talks to Dr. Holly Pederson, the Director of the Medical Breast Program at the Cleveland Clinic, and Christine Croissant, a patient of Dr. Pederson, about genetic and genomic testing and the importance of knowing your family history. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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