Healthy Options 12/4/13

Host and Producer: Rhonda Feiman, L.Ac.
Co-Producer: Petra Hall
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Breast Cancer 101
Key Discussion Points:
What methods are currently used to detect breast cancer?
What are the questions and concerns to ask if you have an abnormal mammogram or ultrasound?
How are MRIs used in detection of cancerous cells?
What is DCIS? Is this a cancer diagnosis?
What is a biopsy and when would an individual need one?
What research is being done to find treatments and a cure for breast cancer?
What is staging and why is that important with a diagnosis of breast cancer?
How is treatment evolving to improve survival rates?

Guest: Elaine Chambers, Registered Nurse, Breast Cancer Specialist and Nurse Manager/Department Head
of the Breast and Osteoporosis Center at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Maine

Related websites of interest:
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation:
Breast Cancer Action:
National Breast Cancer Coalition: