In Case You Missed It: Episode 6, 7/2/20

Susan Brown | Jul 01, 2020 | Care, News

In this week’s episode of In Case You Missed It, Susan G. Komen’s Susan Brown addresses recent news that breast cancer deaths will increase because of COVID-19.

National Cancer Institute modeling looked at a scenario where 75 percent of women skip their screening mammogram for six months due to concerns about the virus.

Brown, Komen’s senior director of education and patient support, tells you what you need to know about the impact the COVID-19 could have on breast cancer mortality in the U.S. and why it is important for women to get their screening mammograms now if they are due or overdue.