Awareness Emphasized at Brooklyn Women’s Health Symposium

BROOKLYN COLLEGE–Breast cancer impacts one in eight women in the United States. Screenings that could detect its presence early on are a regular practice that many health leaders, including those at the Brooklyn College Cancer Center–CURE, advocate for more women to receive. Last Friday, Oct. 28, the Center organized a panel of leading breast cancer surgeons and research coordinators to speak about the disease, the questions to ask after a diagnosis and possible clinical trial treatments. 

“Even if you do everything right, you can still get breast cancer, which is why early detection gives you the best chance of beating the disease,” said Mikhalya Brown, a clinical research coordinator from Mount Sinai Tisch Cancer Center.