Demystifying Medicine Video

Cancer is a disease that affects millions around the globe every year with breast cancer being one of the most prevalent types. This video shines a light on breast cancer in general and also looks into specific subtypes of receptor-negative breast cancers, how we classify them, treatments and how to stay on top of it all with a focus on self-checking.

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