Date(s) - Friday, October 1, 2021 - Saturday, October 30, 2021
Medgar Evers Library
Early detection and improvements in treatment have helped millions of women survive breast cancer. The videos in the collection below explain breast cancer screening and genetic testing, as well as some of the potential side effects of treatment. There are also personal stories from breast cancer survivors.
Parents and caregivers are encouraged to exercise discretion regarding the content below and watch the videos along with older youth to discuss the information.
Hosted by Medgar Evers Library. Source of videos: American Cancer Society/ShareWIK.
BREAST CANCER SCREENING AND GENETIC TESTING
American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Screening Guideline Overview
The Science Behind the New Breast Cancer Screening Guideline
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancers: Should I Seek Genetic Testing?
BREAST CANCER IN CERTAIN GROUPS OF WOMEN
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Breast Cancer in Elderly Women: Treatment Options
SIDE EFFECTS AFTER BREAST CANCER
Lymphedema: An Introduction
Lymphedema: Treatment Options
Lymphedema Complications: Be Prepared
Breast Cancer: What They Might Not Tell You
BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR STORIES
Doris Jones (An Oncology Nurse’s Own Battle with Breast Cancer)
Jennifer Ramras (Breast Cancer: Life Goes On)
Elizabeth Stroud (Breast Cancer: I Was 23)