comscoreProphylactic Surgery for Women at High Risk: Part 2

Prophylactic Surgery for Women at High Risk: Part 2

Alan Stolier, MD, FACS discusses breast cancer risk after prophylactic surgery.
Oct 19, 2016

Dr. Alan Stolier has more than 35 years of experience in surgical oncology. He specializes in the surgical treatment of breast cancer and is a pioneer in the development of nipple-sparing mastectomy. Dr. Stolier also focuses on breast cancer genetics and the associated care of women who have a BRCA gene mutation.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Stolier talk about:

  • the timing of prophylactic surgery

  • other genetic mutations besides BRCA1 or BRCA2 that might make a woman consider prophylactic surgery

  • the type of screening program recommended for a woman who’s had prophylactic surgery

  • how often cancer is found during prophylactic surgery

Listen to part 1 of the series.

About the guest
Alan Stolier, MD, FACS

Affiliations: Ochsner Baptist, St. Charles Surgical Hospital, Center for
Restorative Breast Surgery

Areas of specialization: surgical oncology, breast surgery, nipple-sparing

Dr. Alan Stolier is a surgeon at the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery in New Orleans, LA.

— Last updated on July 31, 2022, 10:20 PM

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