October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Brown Medicine Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Stephanie Graff discusses the various risks, most common signs and helpful tips for breast cancer prevention in an interview on WPRI-TV’s The Rhode Show.

Dr. Graff’s interview covers topics such as age is the #1 risk factor; men can also develop breast cancer; hereditary risks when there is no family history of the disease; common symptoms to watch for; the rate of later stage diagnosis; and the importance of screening mammograms and breast self exams in early diagnosis, treatment and survival.