Breast cancer is an epidemic in this culture -- one woman in nine will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime; 44,000 women will die from it, one woman every thirteen minutes. Yet research in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease is lagging. Producer Moira Rankin and reporter Lynn Neary look at what we know about breast cancer -- treatments, both conventional and experimental, the limitations of mammography, reasons behind the 32% increase in the incidence of the disease -- and what this means to a woman struggling with breast cancer.
|A Primer on Breast Cancer|
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