Cathy Belt on How to Act on Inherited Cancer Symptoms

September 14, 2016
Cathy Belt, RN, MSN, AOCN

Cathy Belt, RN, MSN, AOCN, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, discusses possible steps individuals can take upon finding out they have an inherited cancer syndrome, such as mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.

Cathy Belt, RN, MSN, AOCN, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, discusses possible steps individuals can take upon finding out they have an inherited cancer syndrome, such as mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.

Surveillance is important to monitor for any early signs of cancer, including earlier and more frequent screening to identify any abnormalities before they become cancerous.