More Than Just Mammograms

October 12, 2014 4:00 PM

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In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MedPage Today will publish guest editorial contributions that address various aspects of the disease and the month-long awareness campaign. The following contribution is by Len Lichtenfeld, MD, deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society in Atlanta.

It's October and that means we are about to see a lot of pink for the next 31 days. And virtually all of the work comes down to one simple -- some might say overly simple -- message: Get a mammogram.

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