(WTNH) — As the month of October continues, it is important to keep the conversation going and continue to create awareness around breast cancer.

If you are someone who is considering genetic testing, testing for gene mutations that run in families and can increase breast cancer risk, you may want to meet with a genetic counselor.

Here to talk more about breast cancer and cancer genetics is John Neary, a licensed genetic counselor at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.