Reilly has a Bachelor’s of Arts in French with a minor in Psychology and Gerontology from Nazareth College of Rochester. She completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, as well as a Master’s of Science in Nursing and the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Binghamton University. Reilly is Board Certified as a Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
She will discuss good habits for breast health, risk assessment and screening recommendations, as well as a new law in New York State that affects screenings.
In February Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that health insurers in the state are required to provide medically necessary coverage for 3-D mammograms without co-pays, coinsurance or deductibles. 3-D mammography screening, or tomosynthesis, can be more effective at detecting cancer in dense breast tissue, which is more common in women of color.
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