Healthier Hawaii: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! It’s one of the most common cancers affecting women here in Hawaii.
Dr. Jami Fukui is a breast medical oncologist with Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. She is also an associate professor and researcher at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center.
She explains how women can detect breast cancer early through screening mammography.
Fukui also explains risk factors involved and several treatment options available to women depending on their cancer. She emphasizes that cancer care for patients is a whole-team effort.
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