Experts talk importance of regular breast cancer screenings

AM Extra

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — An important part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is knowing the risk factors involved with the disease.

Family history, breast density and genetics are all crucial pieces of information that can go beyond what will show up on a mammogram.

Doctor Victoria Mango and Beth Battaglino of Healthy Women joined AM Extra to discuss prevention and the importance of regular screening during the pandemic.

For more information on Breast Cancer Awareness Month, head here.

Follow KOIN 6 for the latest news and weather

App

Download our FREE news and weather apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and sign up for our email newsletters.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Twitter News Widget

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss