Navigating Cancer Genetic Risk Factors and Common Questions about Breast Cancer With Kathy Pratt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CBCN®, ONN-CG

Kathy Pratt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CBCN®, ONN-CG

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kathy Pratt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CBCN®, ONN-CG, a genetic patient navigator at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses her role in reaching out to patients identified to have a greatly increased risk of developing cancer in their lifetimes. In this interview, she shares her advice in helping individuals prevent cancer, as well as her answers to her patients' common questions about breast cancer.

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Breast Cancer Genetic Risk and Evaluation With Lillie S. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lillie Shockney RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and a member of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Medical Advisory Board, discusses the genetic factors that come into play in the development of breast cancer. In addition, she shares advice for which individuals should receive genetic testing and when, as well as strategies for counseling individuals who are undergoing genetic testing.

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