PodMed – Week of August 29, 2016

August 27, 2016

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This week’s topics include breast density and mammography, genetic analysis and chemotherapy in early breast cancer, reducing sugar for kids, and treating essential tremor.
Program notes:
0:32 Reducing sugar consumption in kids
1:35 A third of what kids are currently recommended
2:36 Need to address in children
2:47 Predictive value of breast density in mammography frequency
3:35 Can density inform with risk?
4:40 Must assess risk and density
5:04 Utility of genetic analysis and early breast cancer treatment
6:05 Did not receive chemo 93% disease free survival
7:06 What happens if no chemo is used long term?
7:35 Treatment of essential tremor
8:36 Use of ultrasound
9:31 Suggests a less invasive direction
10:39 End
Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/08/27/just-a-spoonful-of-sugar/
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