Breast Cancer Q&A

VIDEO | 21:00

Dr. Larry Norton, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, answers questions about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. Dr. Norton explains that having abnormalities in a breast cancer susceptibility gene such as BRCA1 or BRCA2 does not guarantee that you will develop the disease, and he underscores the importance of speaking with a genetic counselor before undergoing risk-reducing breast surgery.