Breast cancer is a devastating disease that can affect anyone, of any age or gender. Approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in the United States. If detected early, breast cancer can be very curable.
There are several things that you maybe don’t know about breast cancer. People usually associate breast cancer with breast surgery and removing the breasts – which is called mastectomy – but it doesn’t always have to be like this. Chemotherapy is also not always necessary and radiation therapy can be just enough to treat the cancer. In this video, shared by POG, find out more about these facts and other useful information about breast cancer, such as types of surgeries, risk factors, and treatment options.
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