Importance of Screenings

Publication: In Focus Texas (Spectrum News 1, Austin)
October 2, 2023

What should we look for when getting screened for breast cancer and what should we ask our physician during this visit? Aimee Mackey, M.D., FACS, Texas Breast Specialists-San Marcos and South Austin, joined In Focus Texas (Spectrum News 1, Austin) to answer these questions. With breast cancer being the second-deadliest cancer among American women, Dr. Mackey shares how early detection is key to  successful outcomes for breast cancer, the importance of genetic testing and when to consider taking a test, as well as shining light on the mental and emotional side effects of cancer treatment on patients.

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