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Weighing Surgeries in Light of a Breast Cancer Gene

Einstein-Cardozo M.B.E. student Jill Werman Harris, recently weighed the pros and cons of preventive surgery options for women who carry the BRCA gene mutation, which puts them at higher risk for breast cancer. This is an excerpt from her piece in the New York Times Well Blog. Women with BRCA mutations often opt for RRSO. […]