MedStar Health DocTalk

Getting a Breast Cancer Diagnosis- What's Next?

June 29, 2022 Maen Farha, MD Season 2 Episode 13
MedStar Health DocTalk
Getting a Breast Cancer Diagnosis- What's Next?
Show Notes

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By the time we reach our 50’s it seems most of us know someone who has been treated for breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will get a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime- 

 Nearly 275,000 women AND men are newly diagnosed with breast cancer each year. 

But what happens after they hear those dreaded words:  ‘You have breast cancer.’-?

 We’re talking today with breast surgeon Dr. Maen Farha, medical director of the Breast Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital to learn about the breast cancer journey.