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Free Health Talk Presented by the Mount Sinai Health System.

Questions and concerns have been on the rise as the pre-emptive double mastectomy debate continues to heat up in the media. Health experts from the Mount Sinai Health System will address this “fear factor” and discuss the risks, truths and myths of breast cancer and preventative surgeries.


Brief Bio

Elisa Port, MD, FACS, is a renowned breast surgeon and Chief of Breast Surgery at the Dubin Breast Center, Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai. Dr. Port performs hundreds of operations each year and is a leading expert in sentinel-node biopsy, which allows physicians to determine the patient’s breast cancer stage; in seed localization, a new, minimally invasive approach to removing small tumors available at only a handful of centers; in nipple-sparing mastectomy; and in breast MRIs.

Dr. Port’s research, which has been funded by the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the National Cancer Institute, has been widely published in leading journals, including the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Annals of Surgery and Cancer Research.


This lecture is part of the Health Talks series presented by the Mount Sinai Health System.

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