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Prophylactic Surgery for Women at High Risk: Part 2

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

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

— Last updated on May 2, 2022, 4:49 PM

 
 
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