Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, especially among women. Although this is a pretty well known form of cancer and most people know some facts about it, sometimes people deal differently with cancer, depending on their culture. In this video, shared by Live Sonima, how different ultures can have different understandings of the disease and how it can be treated is discussed. Yannette Tactuk, a Clinical Oncology Social Worker at the Dubin Breast Center in New York City, explains how the cultural heritage of a patient can play a very important role in their cancer treatment.
This video is part of an interview with Sonia Jones, Sonima founder and it features the different perception of breast cancer across cultures and the support groups that come together to talk through these cultural issues.
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