Dr. Lauren Carcas, Medical Oncologist with Miami Cancer Institute, explains survival rate has changed because of early diagnosis, which translates into a longer survival and a disease-free survival. She also points out the importance of education. She encourages women to be their best advocate.
Mammograms tend to have more false positives than false negatives. Dr. Lauren Carcas, Medical Oncologist with Miami Cancer Institute, explains when it happens, women need additional imaging, sometimes. She also talks about the use of ultrasound, MRI and tomosynthesis in cancer detection.