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Boston Breast Cancer Program Identifies & Helps Women At Increased Risk

Many women are at increased risk for breast cancer, but don’t know what to do about it. Now a local program is helping identify women at risk, then give ongoing support and counseling to help reduce it. Mil Pierce of Belmont is one of those women at risk; she has a strong family history of breast cancer. “My mom, my grandmother, my great aunt, generation after generation has had breast cancer,” she said.

The 55-year old had genetic testing, but it was negative. So Mil went searching for answers to protect herself and her two teenage daughters. “I thought it would be really important to figure out an approach that was soup to nuts,” she explained. “I wanted to throw the kitchen sink at trying to prevent this.”

Mil found what she was looking for at the B PREP program at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, developed by breast surgeon Tari King.

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