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Second Opinion

Precision Medicine

One in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime and most of them will have no family history of the disease. Precision medicine helps determine the most effective treatment for individual types of cancer and helps avoid the risks and side effects of unnecessary treatment. In this episode, we learn about the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

Monday, October 15 at 1:00 pm on 12.1


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SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about life-changing medical decisions. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes. Host Dr. Peter Salgo presents intriguing, real-life cases to experts representing every medical specialty, who then grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.