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Preventing Breast Cancer: The Latest Research


 Radio listeners join the conversation on The Point:
with Mindy Todd and Dr. Julia Brody, executive director of the Silent Spring Institute and cancer surgeon Dr. Peter Hopewood, aboutbreast cancer risks, screening, and new treatment options.Recently, many people are aware of actress Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy, not because she had breast cancer, but because genetic testing showed she carries a defective gene that put her at high risk for developing breast cancer.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.