Talking to Your Daughter about Breast Cancer


Dr. David Kissane, Chair of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, says that most adolescents with a family history of breast cancer want to know more about the disease and what they can do to prevent it. Giving daughters accurate information about breast cancer and their risk of getting the disease can help them make important decisions about cancer screening, genetic counseling, and lifestyle choices.