October 21, 2021

Breast Cancer

UF Health wants annual genetic screenings for breast cancer routine to all gynecology patients

Laura Hampton | 9/28/2021

Based on recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the program was conceived by Dr. Sonja A. Rasmussen, a clinical geneticist and director of UF’s Precision Health Program, which integrates genomics into clinical care.

To lead the pilot, Rasmussen enlisted the help of Dr. Shireen Madini Sims, associate professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of obstetrics and gynecology.


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