I wish u knew... about breast cancer screening


Dr. Tobey discusses some of the controversy surrounding breast cancer screening with mammography.

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I wish u knew... Skin cancer 101


Dr. Miller discusses the need to change the perception that having tan skin makes you look healthy and the need for public health to address skin cancer.

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I wish u knew... about 3D mammography


Dr. Tobey discusses some of the controversy surrounding breast cancer screening with 3d mammography.

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I wish u knew... Cancer Research & Genetics

Dr. Peter O’Dwyer is a dapper Dubliner who talks a straight game. He didn’t skip a beat when I asked him to share what he wishes people knew more about.


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I wish u knew... benefits of yoga during cancer treatment


Ms. Nibauer-Cohen talks about how yoga can help people with cancer cope with the stresses of the diagnosis.

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I wish u knew... the ABCs of mammography


Screening with Mammography: Looking at the Controversy

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