Breast Cancer Genetic Assessment Tool For All Women Regardless of Ancestry

Dr. Ifeyinwa Stitt, MD, Board Certified OBGYN discusses the first ever genetic assessment tool for ALL women to better understand their risk for breast cancer, regardless of ancestry. She talks about the differences from other current risk assessment options; and how it can help black, hispanic and asian women with a higher risk for breast cancer have the power to choose how to manage their risk of breast cancer. 

Dr. Ifeyinwa A. Stitt has worked for Luminis Health Annapolis OB/GYN, a large group practice located in Annapolis, MD since 2013. A native of Columbia, MD, Dr. Stitt graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a degree in Biochemistry. She went on to conduct published research in Prostate Cancer at the National Institutes of Health and University of Maryland School of Medicine. She attended Meharry Medical College, graduating with high honors. Dr. Stitt completed her residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and received several awards including an Army Achievement Medal and Outstanding Resident Achievement by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Dr. Stitt went on to serve our country at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, GA where she was again recognized with an Army Achievement Medal and was awarded Outstanding Teacher of the Year in 2010. Prior to joining Annapolis OB-GYN, Dr. Stitt worked in private practice alongside her husband in Columbus, GA. Her medical interests include minimally invasive surgery (to include da Vinci robot-assisted surgery), adolescent medicine, preventative care, infertility, family planning, peri- and post-menopause. Dr. Stitt is also a national physician speaker and advocate for MyRisk hereditary cancer syndrome testing for Myriad Genetics, Inc. Dr. Stitt resides in Columbia, MD and enjoys travel, cooking, fitness, event planning and spending time with her husband and daughter.

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