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Breast Cancer Video Gallery
Breast Cancer Screening and Biopsy
Dr. Cecilia Brenneke, medical director of Imaging at Green Spring Station, talks about when to be screened, what type of screening to have and why you should visit a center that specializes in breast imaging.Play Now
Should I have a 3-D Mammogram?
Tomosynthesis, or "3-D" mammography, has reduced the rate of false positives by 40 percent. Dr. Susan Harvey, director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Imaging Section, explains.Play Now
Dr. Lisa Jacobs, director of the Breast Center at Howard County General Hospital, discusses false positives, biopsies and why Johns Hopkins medicine still recommends annual mammography from age 40.Play Now
What Are Dense Breasts? | Q&A
What's the importance of knowing your breast density? Dr. Cecilia “Peggy” Brennecke, the Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Imaging at Green Spring Station and a radiologist specializing in breast imaging, discusses what to do if you have dense breasts.Play Now
Breast Lumps — Causes, Types and Treatment
Dr. Lisa K. Jacobs, Johns Hopkins Breast Surgeon and Director of the Howard County General Hospital Breast Center, discusses breast lumps including how common they are, different types, causes, the effects of family history, detection and treatment.Play Now
I have a lump. Now what?
Dr. Cecilia Brennecke, medical director of Imaging at Green Spring Station, discusses what to do and what to expect if you find a lump in your breast.Play Now
Common Types of Breast Cancer Biopsy
Dr. Lisa Jacobs, director of the Breast Center at Howard County General Hospital, explains when a breast biopsy is needed and the most common types of procedures.Play Now
Surgical Breast Biopsy Options
Surgical oncologist Lisa Jacobs describes several common types of breast biopsy procedures including excisional biopsy, wire localization biopsy, skin punch biopsy and sentinel node biopsy.Play Now
What is a Sentinel Node Biopsy?
A sentinel node biopsy determines if breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. An important part of staging cancer, it impacts treatment recommendations.Play Now
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