Can breast cancer be prevented using genetics?

Ajay K. Sahajpal, MD
Transplant Surgery
95% of breast cancers are not linked to genetic risk factors.  Genetics can be useful in determining a genetic mutation linked to breast cancer, but cannot be completely used to prevent breast cancer.
Learn more from Dr. Peter Hulick on behalf of NorthShore University about breast cancer and genetics.


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