Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

The recent headlines about Angelina Jolie’s elective double mastectomy have people buzzing about genetic testing. Genetic testing can determine if you carry the “cancer gene” making you more susceptible to the disease.

Learn about the process of genetic testing for breast cancer, the cost, and what do you do with the results during a special presentation by Dr. Mahesh Pandey, an oncologist and hematologist with St. Mary’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and Dorothy Guild, a nurse coordinator and patient navigator at St. Mary’s Breast Health Program. Dr. Pandey and Ms. Guild will explore the pros and cons of this hot button health issue. Following the presentation, our experts will be available to answer your questions.

Join us for the discussion on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 5:30 pm in the Lepage Large Conference Room, 99 Campus Avenue in Lewiston, Maine. To register for this free presentation, please call (207) 777-8458.

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