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Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer

Genetic Counseling

Genetic counseling is offered as a means of helping people with an increased risk for cancer recognize and comprehend the familial, psychosocial and medical implications of the disease.

In this video, Kayla York, a genetic counselor with the Avera Cancer Institute, discusses the process of genetic counseling and education as well as how patients can make medical decisions based on their personal risk assessment.

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