Medical Spotlight 10/12/09
Nearly 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. 40,000 people die. The front-line defense is not complicated: identifying breast cancer early through screenings. In the Medical spotlight on the 5:30 Live newscast, Dr. Coy Heldermon, an oncologist at Shands at UF, tells David Snyder about the value of early detection and treatments for women who are high risk but don't have the disease yet.