Breast cancer: Cellular transitions, overcoming clinical challenges and its Psychosocial impact

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. In 2020, there were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer and 685 000 deaths globally. As of the end of 2020, there were 7.8 million women alive who were diagnosed with breast cancer in the past 5 years, making it the world’s most prevalent cancer.

This Cancer Lecture series explores BRCA genetic testing, overcoming the clinical challenges and the psychosocial impact of breast cancer.