Dr. Brian Kim of the Sutter Medical Group joined us to speak about his specialty of Hematology and Oncology.  Topics discussed include: breast cancer screening guidelines, BRCA, 3D mammography and tomosythesis, custom chemotherapy.  The US Preventive Services Task Force makes recommendations for routine screening for breast cancer.

Mac D Generation

No, we are not talking about kids who listen to rap.  This week we discussed macular degeneration with Dr. David Norcott of Auburn Eye Care. Dr. Norcott mentioned a commercial genetic test for macular degeneration called Macula Risk.  He also mentioned studies by Bausch and Lomb which evaluated vitamins for use in age-related macular degeneration which can […]