Barroilhet helps rewrite health history of area family in story from UW Health

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recent story from UW Health highlights how Lisa Barroilhet, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Gynecologic Oncology, helped a Wisconsin family better understand their health history and overall risk of BRCA-related cancers.

After a UW Health patient was diagnosed with stage one ovarian cancer, Barroilhet recommended she meet with genetic counselors at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Thanks to Barroilhet’s recommendation, the family was able to map out connections between previous generations’ cancer diagnoses, and share the suggestion for genetic counseling with other family members who might be at risk.

Read the whole article here!