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Breast Cancer

Walk to Wellness: Importance of Breast Health [Video]

Dr. April Duckworth, breast surgeon at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, joins us for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to discuss the importance of breast self-exams and mammograms, identifying normal versus abnormal breast changes, and the risk factors and role of genetics in breast cancer. “Walk to Wellness” is a Hartford HealthCare monthly community education series presented in partnership with Westfarms Mall. If you are interested in attending a future in-person Walk to Wellness talk, please visit hartfordhealthcare.org/events and search for “Walk to Wellness.”

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Breast Cancer

The Importance of Mammograms KOBI-TV NBC5 [Video]

NBC5 has teamed up with Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center to bring you Better Health, a weekly report on staying healthy. In this Better Health report, Asante Health Expert Beth Coker talks about the importance of mammograms. Watch to learn more. Find more information here: https://health.asante.org/ (This is sponsored content.)

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DocTalk podcast | What you need to know about breast cancer screening [Video]

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, partly due to advances in screenings. When found early, it’s easier to treat successfully. That’s why mammograms, clinical breast exams, and general breast awareness, are vital for the early detection of breast cancer. In the latest episode of our #DocTalk #podcast, breast surgeon Dr. Daria Abolghasemi discusses breast cancer risk factors, the importance of regular screenings, and more. Download and listen to the episode here 🎧 https://www.buzzsprout.com/1280303/11280753-breast-cancer-screenings.mp3?download=trueDr. Abolghasemi is a fellowship-trained, board-certified breast surgeon specializing in breast surgical oncology at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. She treats a wide variety of patients with breast issues including those with benign conditions, patients at high risk for breast cancer, and patients with breast cancer. Learn more at https://www.medstarhealth.org/news-and-publications/podcasts/doctalk.