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El Camino Hospital In the News

Early Detection, Targeted Treatments Increase Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

Last Updated Oct 2012


Image of IndiaWest logoOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, the chance of a woman getting breast cancer is one in eight over her lifetime. More than 280,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. Nearly 40,000 die of the disease – the second leading cause of cancer death among women after lung cancer. This month, we are featuring two leading area oncologists from El Camino Hospital’s Cancer Center talking about developments in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

Read the full article on the IndiaWest website.