Genetic Testing Can Reduce Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer is a terrible, devastating disease that can affect anyone. It is the most common type of cancer that affects women (although it can also affect men).

Learn more about how breast cancer can be diagnosed.

To address breast cancer, there are several treatment options available, among them is chemotherapy. But is it really necessary to treat breast cancer with chemotherapy most of the time?

In this video from MDLinx, Dr. Martine Piccart, PhD & Head of the Medicine Department at the Jules Bordet Institute and Co-Founder of the Breast International Group, talks about a breakthrough study that focuses on how using MammaPrint genetic testing can reduce chemotherapy over-treatment in breast cancer patients.

Find out more about how to recognize breast cancer symptoms.

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