Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Mammograms & Screening Changes

Breast Cancer Awareness (Credit Flickr - The COM Library)Breast Cancer Awareness (Credit Flickr - The COM Library)October 26, 2015 – Segment 3

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a number of new debates in the medical community have arisen recently over how often mammograms are needed and whether to forego the more aggressive treatments for certain types of breast cancer. Our panel of guests will consider these and other issues. With: Rhonda Silva, Division Administrator of the Baltimore City Cancer Program (BCCP) at the University of Maryland’s Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center; Dr. Jean Warner, Director of The Tyanna O’Brien Center for Women’s Imaging at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore; and Dr. Barron H. Lerner, medical historian in the Departments of Population Health and Medicine at the NYU Langone Medical Center and author of The Breast Cancer Wars.