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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Healthy Medicine #84: Breast Cancer and Genetic Factors

Dr Zieve discusses the genetic factors in breast cancer and the decisions women face in responding to elevated risk with researcher and author Dina Roth Port and oncologist Dr Dwight McKee.

Journalist, and author Dina Roth Port is a former health editor for Glamour magazine. Previvors: Facing the Breast Cancer Gene and Making Life-Changing Decisions is her first book. Read more at previvors.com.

Dwight McKee MD has been a member of the Internal Medicine staff at Scripps Clinic, and practiced medical oncology and hematology at the San Diego Cancer Center in Vista, CA. for 3 years, where he also served as medical director for the Sharp Hospice. He continues to serve as a consultant for the San Diego Cancer Research Center, and serves as Scientific Director of Life Plus International in Batesville, Arkansas. His experience in medical research, nutritional science, immunology, chemistry, oncology, and complementary medicine make him one of the most knowledgeable researchers and clinicians worldwide.

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