Medical Minute with Ms. Montgomery

Previously, we discussed breast cancer, screening and prevention.  I’m back to answer your questions and dig a little deeper. Although breast cancer is a prevalent disease, there are still unanswered questions and studies that are constantly being done. What do we know for sure? There are several risk factors for breast cancer.  Risk increases with…

Medical Minute With Ms. Montgomery

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States.  However it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among African American women. Black women are dying at an alarmingly increased rate compared to all other racial and ethnic groups.  We…