This edition: Science and Advances in Breast CancerTweet
Original tape date: October 22, 2013.
First aired: October 22, 2013.
Mike Gilliam looks at an outreach program for minorities and under-served communities.
Donna Hanover meets with a group of women who talk about fighting and surviving breast cancer at a young age.
Carol Anne Riddell reports on cutting edge research that helps breast cancer patients fight the disease with their own immune system
Dr. Max Gomez looks at the controversy over whether or not doctors are overdiagnosing and overtreating breast cancer.
Tinabeth Pina breaks down the confusion over when to get mammograms.
Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson on the risks and recommendations for genetics and breast cancer.
For More Information:
Scan Van - www.projectrenewal.org/ScanVan/ScanVangeninfo.html
Mammograms - www.cancer.org
Immunotherapy - www.sharecancersupport.org/share-new
Young Women & Cancer -
National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society
Dr. Otis Brawley, M.D. Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society
Jonelle Dennis Registered Nurse, Scan Van
Dr. Steven Goldstein, M.D. Professor; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU Langone Medical Center
Dr. Dawn Hershman, M.D., M.S. Breast Cancer Specialist, NY Presbyterian-Columbia
Michael Horodniceanu President, MTA Capitol Construction
Mara Larry Supporter of Scan Van Use, Scan Van
Dr. Jiyon Lee, M.D. Attending Breast Radiologist, NYU Langone Medical Center
Dr. Heather McArthur Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Maritzela McGreevy Patient, Scan Van
Dr. Larry Norton, M.D. Clinical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Marjorie Schwartz Breast Cancer Survivor
Mary Solomon Scan Van Director, Project Renewal