Why Do We Study the Genetics of Breast Cancer?

Prof. Douglas Easton, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology of the University of Cambridge, discusses the importance of understanding the genetics of breast cancer, how the results of studies of the genetics can have major implications for the care of women fighting breast cancer. He also brings up the fact that these studies can help in identifying high-risk populations and therefore treatments and prevention. The video was shared by Patient Power, and was recorded at the 10th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC), held in Amsterdam.

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