I doubt there is anyone who has not been touched by breast cancer in some way.  My mother and grandmother survived it, as have many of my colleagues and friends.  Too many don’t survive breast cancer.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Early detection is crucial to limit the morbidity associated with treatment as well as improving the odds of survival after treatment.

This WebMD slideshow examines breast cancer and explains just how important screening, especially with mammography, really is.