Town Hall: Breast Cancer Prevention
While women are at the highest risk for breast cancer, men also are diagnosed with the condition. While early treatment is key for reducing mortality and helping people with breast cancer live long, full and healthy lives, breast cancer prevention itself is essential in ensuring early diagnosis that lessens the severity of the disease and helps treatment be even more effective.
In this Prisma Health Town Hall, Dr. Niru Anne, Dr. Douglas Bull and Dr. Joe Stephenson answer commonly asked questions about breast cancer prevention, including:
- Who is most at risk for breast cancer?
- Is age a risk factor for developing breast cancer?
- Is there anything you can do to lower your breast cancer risk?
- Is obesity a risk factor for breast cancer?
- At what age should a woman begin scheduling regular mammograms?
- Do mammograms really help to prevent breast cancer?
- What are the symptoms of breast cancer?
- How do you prepare for a mammogram?
- And more…