Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Two Breast Cancer Survivors Describe Their Journeys, From Diagnosis to Treatment

Breast cancer is one of the most studied forms of the disease, largely because it is the most common type of cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. More than 290,000 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with it this year, including approximately 2,700 men.

Those are scary stats, but Dr. Molly Sebastian, medical director of the Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health at Virginia Hospital Center, says the disease’s prevalence leads to additional research and new treatment options.