Dr. Judy Mouchawar

Preventive Medicine
CO
31 years experience female

About

Bio

Judy Mouchawar, MD, MSPH is a board-certified physician, fellowship trained in Cancer Prevention and Genetics, and a board certified genetic counselor. With nearly 20 years of experience in cancer genetics, Dr. Mouchawar's professional focus continues to be preventing cancer in healthy patients and preventing cancer recurrence in cancer survivors. Through family history evaluation and genetic testing, she develops patient-specific cancer prevention plans for patients to implement with their primary clinicians. Her practice is based in Colorado.

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Preventive Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
Breast cancer genes: "BR" stands for breast "CA" stands for cancer In the mid-1990s, two genes were found that are changed in many families with breast cancer. The first ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
It can: Genetic testing of the breast cancer cells for HER2/neu can help determine which drugs might best treat the cancer. Onocotype DX and Mamma-Print are... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
Breast cancer: Sometimes "brca" simply stands for breast cancer. Other times it stands for the breast cancer genes: "BR" stands for breast "CA" stands for cancer In... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
Breast cancer genes: "BR" stands for breast "CA" stands for cancer In the mid-1990s, two genes were found that are changed in many families with breast cancer. The first ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
See genetics: Most breast cancer is NOT due to an inherited risk, but rather occurs by chance. Family history that suggests an inherited risk, such as changes in th... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
Informed decision: No one can tell you if genetic testing is right for you; it is your decision. See a genetic counselor or geneticist to go over all of the pros and co... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
Breast cancer: "BR" stands for breast "CA" stands for cancer In the mid-1990's, after years of research, two genes were found that are changed in many families with... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
See genetics: Early age breast cancer might signal an inherited gene mutation such as the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, for which screening would begin around the age of 25.... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
Need screening plan: Lynch Syndrome (LS) causes increased risk for a number of cancers including colorectal, uterine, kidney, and others. If a family member has a gene cha... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mouchawar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mouchawar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

McGill University Faculty of Medicine, QC
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

Preventive Medicine
Completed 1998

Awards

Top Preventive Medicine Specialist , Third Place, National - Fall
2014
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