InFocus: Breast cancer awareness month

InFocus

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

In the United States, nearly one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2018 forty-thousand women will die as a result of the disease.

This Sunday on 22News InFocus we’ll be talking about breast cancer. Learn about prevention, screenings, diagnosis, and treatment options. We’ll also discuss the latest technology in medical treatment available in our region.

You’ll also hear one woman’s story of the challenges she faced after her breast cancer diagnosis and her advice on dealing   

Watch 22News InFocus this Sunday at noon, LIVE on the air or streaming on your mobile device using the 22News app. And if you miss it, you’ll find it on our website at WWLP.com.

Below are links with more information on breast health and treatment and support programs.

The Breast Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Baystate Breast and Wellness Center

The Women’s Center at Holyoke Medical Center

RAYS OF HOPE WALK & RUN TOWARD THE CURE OF BREAST CANCER

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