Education & Cancer Prevention

Dr. Cristina Lopez-Penalver, Breast Surgeon with Miami Cancer Institute, considers it’s important for women to know about risk factors of breast cancer and the proactive ways in which they can reduce their risk of developing it. It’s essential to be informed about screenings for the early detection of the disease. These things are always important aspects of preventive health care. Nowadays there are over 3 million breast cancer survivors and it’s because of a combination of early screenings, early detection and improved and more effective treatments, the doctor says.

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