Mapping Breast Cancer Genes – 2
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. As scientists learn more about the genetic mutations that can lead to cancer, they are able to tailor patient therapy.
Olopade: Itís leading to people feeling empowered to do something with their risk instead of being paralyzed by it.
Narrator: Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade is at the University of Chicago and recently spoke at the National Cancer Institute. She says breast cancer has been a major focus of cancer genetics and prevention efforts.
Olopade: Itís really been rewarding to see how far weíve come, and what I hope we would do is not rest on our laurels, but get out there and make these advances accessible to people all over the world.
Narrator: For details, visit www.cancer.gov. Health Matter is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
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