Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness

LLP039: Dressing up in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is upon us. Did you know that Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women and is the second leading cancer diagnosis in women.  Did you know that every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer or how about the fact that African American Women under the age of 45 are not only more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer but also more likely to die from it. There is a reason why the whole month of october is dedicated to promoting awareness for Breast Cancer. In today's podcast we will go over various aspects Breast Cancer, you are going to hear a couple of  patient case presentations that are going to help open the mind to different ways breast cancer can present. 



In this episode you will learn:

  • What is Breast Cancer?
  • Why do we dress in pink?
  • Who is affected by it?
  • What are some of the risk factors?
  • What are some of the signs and symptoms 
  • Diagnostic Options for detecting breast cancer
  • Treatment options presented

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