Dr. Laura Esserman on KQED's Forum: FDA Approves Home Test for Breast Cancer Gene

March 15, 2018

Check out Dr. Laura Esserman on  KQED"s Forum discussing the FDA approval of an at home test for the breast cancer.

The FDA has approved a screening test for the breast cancer gene that women will soon be able to order without consulting a doctor. But some geneticists fear the new test will give people a false sense of security. We'll discuss screening methodology and a University of California study that compares the accuracy of genetic tests to mammograms for predicting breast cancer risk.

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