October is the International Breast Cancer Month since 1985 and aims to increase awareness of the disease and early detection.
The topic of breast cancer is filled with many fears. Dr. Volker Brandenbusch is the head of the mammography unit in Neheim-Hüsten, which is responsible for the Hochsauerlandkreis. He experiences over and over how women – and even men – can be deterred by persistent false information about breast cancer and early detection of preventative checkups. The doctor clarifies with some myths.