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Impact of patient group differences and socio-economic disparities in breast cancer care

AUG 29, 2022 · 17 min watch
Monique Gary, MD
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Monique Gary, MD

Breast Surgical Oncologist and Medical Director of the Grand View Health/Penn Cancer Network Cancer Program in Sellersville, PA, USA

Summary

Impact of patient group differences and socio-economic disparities in breast cancer care

In this interview, Monique Gary, MD discusses the impact of patient group differences and socio-economic disparities in breast cancer care from her perspective as breast surgical oncologist.

In the beginning, she briefly introduces the topic of breast cancer, explaining the typical preventable and non-preventable risk factors for breast cancer and the difference between normal and high-risk patients. She then focuses on the role of ethnic background and the impact of socio-economic factors on breast cancer prevalence, diagnosis and treatment supported by impressive examples and stories from her clinical practice. She also highlights where we are today in breast cancer care when it comes to disparities, and what needs to be improved in the future.

  • The doctor shown in this video has a contractual or other financial relationship with Carl Zeiss Meditec AG and has received financial support.

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