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Cancer Syndromes in Children: An Expert on Screening and Surveillance

Genetic testing and early intervention can have benefits ranging from preserving vision – as in the case of retinoblastoma – to preserving lives. But do they bring anxiety or peace of mind? Offering evidence for the value of diagnosing hereditary cancer syndromes, pediatric hematologist-oncologist Jennifer Michlitsch, MD, discusses how to identify patients at risk, take informative family histories, and ensure care reflects the needs and values of individual families.

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Jennifer Michlitsch, MD.

Jennifer Michlitsch, MD

Pediatric hematologist-oncologist

Dr. Jennifer Michlitsch is a specialist in pediatric blood diseases whose focus is on caring for children with sarcomas, cancerous tumors in bone or other tissues. She has a special interest in treating patients with relapsed sarcomas ...

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