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The Doctor Is In: Cancer Genetics

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Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy has stirred up quite a bit of conversation about cancer and its genetic link.

Statistics say around 5-10 percent of all cancers are caused by genetic mutations.

On Wednesday, Dr. Dana Zakalik, Director of Cancer Genetics at Beaumont, joined Deena Centofanti for a live chat to talk about the facts and answer your questions.

Click the video player to watch the full interview. Plus, scroll through the chat room archive below for more answers.

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