AT ASBS 2017

LAS VEGAS (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – 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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