Swedish Breast Cancer Expert Interviewed about Breast Self Exams

Swedish Breast Cancer Expert Interviewed about Breast Self Exams

SEATTLE, Aug. 13, 2008 -- KCPQ Television (channel 13; FOX) aired a 'Wellness Report' story on Aug. 12 about breast self exams, how they should be performed and the important role they play in helping diagnose breast cancers.

The story featured an interview with Patricia Dawson, M.D., medical director of breast surgery for Swedish and leader of Swedish's Breast Cancer Program. It also referenced a recent Swedish-sponsored study headed up by Swedish Cancer Institute medical oncologist Henry Kaplan, M.D., that proved the effectiveness of breast self exams at helping diagnose breast cancers.

To read the transcript from this KCPQ TV piece and/or watch the story online, click here.

And for more information about breast-care services at Swedish, click here.

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