Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Riverside is pleased to present a Breast Cancer Awareness Month Speaker Series. Each week throughout October 2021, a Riverside expert presents a topic centered around breast cancer.

1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. We invite you to share these video presentations and downloadable slides with your family, friends and community. Together, the more we share the message of early detection of breast cancer, the more lives we may impact.  

 
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Breast Self-Awareness, Clinical Exams & Mammography

Presented by Elizabeth Lunsford, M.D., OB/GYN and Dr. Benjamin Pettus, Radiologist, Fellowship Trained Mammographer

Understanding the three components of early breast cancer detection may save your life or the life of those you love.
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Breast Cancer in Younger Women

Presented by Ilene Stephan, M.D., Cancer Care, Internal Medicine

At a stage of life focused on family or career, younger women diagnosed with breast cancer face unique challenges.

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Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes for Racial and Minority Groups

Presented by Verneeta Williams, M.D., Family Medicine

Minority groups experience higher rates of death from breast cancer. Learn what we are doing to eliminate barriers to early diagnosis and improve outcomes for all patients. 

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Risk Factors for Breast Cancer and When to Consider Genetic Testing

Presented by Andrea Avalos, M.D., Family Medicine

There are some risk factors within your control, and others like family history, you cannot influence. Learn what may place you at higher risk and when genetic testing may be right for you.

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