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October is Breast Cancer and Health Literacy Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer & Health Literacy Awareness Month.

We Encourage Our Viewers to Take This Opportunity to Learn All You Can About the Anatomy of the Breast & How Cancer is Staged.

OneWorld has provided a wealth of information from some of the best resources available.  It is free and reliable information. The video linked here is titled:  Understanding the Anatomy of the

Breast and the Staging of Breast Cancer.  It is a part of OneWorld Health Literacy Series.

LINKS to informative videos about Women and Breast Cancer:  Length of each video  

1.    Below are clips from OneWorld’s Oct. 2012 Breast Cancer community education programs. Yale Breast Cancer experts address the importance of women working with their doctors to determine when they should have mammograms and not be confused by recent US Preventive Services Task Force guidelines. African American women often get Breast Cancer at an earlier age than Caucasian women.  Meet Yale's dynamic trio   =   5:06  

  • a)  Understanding the Anatomy of the Breast and the Staging of Breast Cancer on OneWorld Health Literacy with Drs. Michael DiGiovanna & Maysa Abu Khalaf = 10:00

  • b)  Yale Breast Cancer Specialists discuss Cancer in Dense Breast Tissue = 4:43

  • c) A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Treating Cancer - OneWorld Health Literacy = 8:43.

2.  JUANITA HAD BREAST CANCER  X  two   =   6.44


We also invite you to visit our for many more short videos that deal with a broad spectrum of breast-health related issues and provide excellent information.  All FREE! - This is a link to our Implementing the ACA in CT video with State Senator Toni Harp, chair of the Senate Approppriations Committee, and Attorney Demian Fontanella of the Office of the Health Advocate in Hartford.

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