October's "31 Days of Breast Cancer Discovery" is a series of daily informative videos in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month presented in association with Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Susan K. Boolbol, the Chief of Breast Surgery, discusses a various topics about how you can reduce your risk of cancer and how to get the best medical treatment if you are diagnosed with the disease.
In Day 15's video Dr.. Boolbol discusses the importance of mammograms. She says that mammograms are the best way to screen for cancer and are better than ultrasounds or sonograms. It is also advised that a woman start getting mammograms at age 40 and continue to get them yearly.
For information, contact the Beth Israel Medical Center at 212-884-6231 or visit them online at http://www.wehealny.org.