PodMed – Week of August 29, 2016

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/