Risk Assessment

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Bluize
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   Posted 4/7/2005 12:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Is there a risk assessment tool that Oncs use for determining if someone should be on preventative therapies for BC?
Susan


Tavish
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   Posted 4/7/2005 6:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Good question...I know there are a lot of factors they consider, including family history and known BRCA gene mutation. I stumbled across a cool website part of Johns Hopkins University, ask the expert. You can look at the scores of questions by topic or post your own. Mine got answered within a couple hours.

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/breastcenter/

more specifically, try http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/breastcenter/services/ask_expert/

I am impressed with the quality of answers....
Lori

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