Health News You Can Use: Importance of Early Detection for Breast Cancer

September 15, 2021

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Over the course of the pandemic, Saint Luke’s has seen a decline in women coming in for their annual preventive screenings. The decrease of these screenings has led to more patients being diagnosed with cancers at later stages.

This week we are talking with Dr. Elizabeth Cathcart-Rake, medical breast oncologist at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute about preventive screenings, why early detection is key, and risk factors that women should keep in mind for breast cancer.  

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