Ask a Specialist: Breast Cancer Screening

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year and affecting 1 in 8 women.  What can be done to detect it and why is it important to know about breast density?  Learn more with Dr. Erin Capps, radiologist and associate medical director for Breast Imaging and The Women’s Health Center at The Queen’s Medical Center – West O‘ahu, in this segment of Ask a Specialist on Wake Up 2day.

To learn more about breast cancer screening, join Dr. Capps on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 6 – 7 pm at The Queen’s Medical Center – West O‘ahu, for “Breast Health 101…What You Need to Know.”  It’s part of the free Speaking of Health lecture series at West O‘ahu, which features different health topics every month.  To register for this event, click here.

For opportunities to learn more about important health issues at Queen’s – West O‘ahu, click here.

 

 

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