Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Streaming Video - 2013
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According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, and the American Cancer Society estimates that the lifetime risk of breast cancer will rise to one in seven women by the year 2024. This program shows how breast cancer develops, how can it be detected and diagnosed, and how it is typically treated. Sophisticated 3D graphics show the way breast tumors form and grow, as well as how they ideally respond to radiation therapy. Viewers learn how breast examinations are performed and how a real-world lumpectomy surgery is conducted. Guest experts include Professor Gordon Wishart of Cambridge University Hospitals, Great Britain; Professor Kostas Syrigos of the Yale School of Medicine; and noted French biomedical research specialist Stephane Zervoudes. A helpful case study is featured in addition to a discussion of the psychological aspects of breast cancer treatment. Contains surgical scenes of a graphic nature.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO ACCESSVID
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sd., col

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