Second Opinion: Breast Cancer in Young Women

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 10:00pm

Pictured: Dr. Brandon Hayes-Lattin, Dr. Avice O’Connell, Geralyn Lucas, Dr. Peter Salgo, Dr. Lou Papa, Dr. Karen Fasciano 

Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. Hear how her unexpected diagnosis changed her whole perspective on life. Second Opinion: Breast Cancer in Young Women airs Friday, March 29, 2013 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 11 and 1011).

Second Opinion is made possible in part by support from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), which sponsored the series since 2004.