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Lecture de-mystifies breast cancer factors

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Left to right: Physicians James McWhorter, Sheila Mariano, Martina Tamakloe, David Osafo and Derek McClusky wait to speak to a crowd gathered at Green Clinic Surgical Hospital. Not pictured is Jeffery Weeks, M.D., who also spoke to attendees about breast health.

Seventy-five percent of women with breast cancer have no family history of the disease, and some who develop the condition have none of the risk factors.

Physicians with the Green Clinic shared these facts and others last week during a special presentation on breast health in recognition of breast cancer awareness.

A small crowd gathered in Green Clinic Surgical Hospital lobby on Thursday evening to listen to some “pearls,” or important tips, regarding breast cancer.

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