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Breast Cancer Awareness: Mayo Clinic Radio

October 7, 2013

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we will do our part on the next program (Oct. 12) with a discussion about the genetics of breast cancer and how breast cancer patients can best weather the storm of a diagnosis.  Our guests will include Stephanie Hines, M.D., from the Breast Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Toni Kay Mangskau from the Cancer Education Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

We will discuss how breast cancer is being detected and what to do if you are diagnosed.  We will also talk about empowering patients and the support people who are in the thick of it with the patient.  And we'll talk about the latest chapter of breast cancer -  the genetics of both the patient and the tumor.

Miss this show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 10-12-13

Myth or Matter of Fact: A family history of breast cancer means you are likely to develop breast cancer too.

Links to websites we mentioned during the program include:

Mayo Clinic

Breast Cancer Trials 

Facing Our Risk Empowered

Are You Dense

The phone number for information on research at Mayo Clinic is 507-538-7623





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