Breast cancer testing, screening crucial for proper treatment

Fairfax-Northern Virginia Hematology

By Dr. Nicholas Robert
Fairfax-Northern Virginia Hematology

This October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month will inspire millions of women to participate in breast cancer walks and races, schedule mammograms or talk to their doctors about breast health. However, recent studies show that most women are only screened for breast cancer half as often as is recommended by physicians. Women over 40 should undergo breast cancer screening at least once a year and consult their physician if a lum...

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