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HealthONE and Susan G. Komen® Colorado have formed an educational partnership to provide reliable information for consumers. Videos featuring physicians answering relevant questions provides much needed support to patients along with their families and friends. In one video, Dr. Lora Barke, HealthONE physician and Komen Colorado Board member, offers critical information on signs and symptoms of breast cancer.
You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. www.BreastCancerQandA.com
On October 20,2015, the American Cancer Society(ACS) released new mammography screening guidelines. The information from ACS is provided here.
On January 11, 2016 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued recommendations for routine mammograms to be raised from 40 to 50 years of age for women of average risk. Komen Colorado’s response is provided here.
1. Know your risk
2. Get screened
3. Know what is normal for you and see your health care provider right away if you notice breast changes:
4. Make healthy lifestyle choices
Click here to watch a Susan G. Komen produced video about breast cancer prevention.
For more information regarding breast health and breast cancer visit the Susan G. Komen’s national website. It offers a wide-range of information about breast cancer risk factors, early detection and screening, diagnosis and treatment.