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Breast Cancer Task Force

Breast cancer affects one woman in eight in the United States and is the most common cancer diagnosed in women worldwide. It is estimated that in the United States in 2013 alone, more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed and nearly 40,000 women will die of breast cancer.

The Breast Cancer Task Force seeks to raise awareness and provide resources for women about the prevention, detection, and treatment of breast cancer.

Position Papers:

Breast Cancer Screening Breast Cancer Detection Breast Cancer Diagnosis Endocrine Disruption and Breast Cancer Risk

Contact the task force:

BreastCancerTF@amwa-doc.org
Eleni Tousimis, MD, FACS
Nicole Sandhu MD, PhD, FACP, FAMWA
Aiste Gulla, MD, MHCM
Benefsha Mohammad (Student Co-Chair)