Video: Options for People with a Genetic Cancer Risk

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9:00

Clinical genetics expert Kenneth Offit of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center describes cancer screening and prevention strategies for people with genetic risk factors for cancer. Diagnostic imaging techniques such as MRI can be effective in screening for breast cancer in women with mutations in one of the BRCA genes; colon cancer, which also has a strong genetic component, can be prevented with colonoscopy.