Videos About Breast Cancer
The list below shows videos about breast cancer that have been posted on CDC’s YouTube channel.
Joan Lunden encourages breast cancer patients to work with their doctors to determine the right treatment plan.
Joan Lunden discusses how chemotherapy was the best treatment plan for her breast cancer.
Carletta was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 41. Now cancer-free, she is motivated by her ability to do the things that she couldn’t do during treatment. She finished her first triathlon one year after her first round of chemotherapy.
Marleah took steps to understand her risk for breast cancer because of her family history. She encourages young women with a family history of cancer to learn their personal risk.
Cara, age 30, discusses how her family history of breast cancer and Ashkenazi Jewish heritage inspired her proactive approach to her breast health, allowing her to find her breast cancer early when she was diagnosed at age 25.
Cara’s father encouraged her to get genetic counseling because of her family history of cancer and Ashkenazi Jewish heritage. Cara explains how a genetic counselor helped her understand her personal risk for breast cancer.
When Cara was three years old, her mom passed away from breast cancer at the age of 42. Cara encourages young women with a family history of cancer and Ashkenazi Jewish heritage to learn their risk for breast cancer.
Jackie, age 38, has a paternal family history of breast and ovarian cancer and a BRCA gene mutation. She shares how understanding her risk enabled her to take action to reduce her risk for breast and ovarian cancer, and create a roadmap for a bright future for her and her 4-year-old daughter.
Jackie saw many relatives on her father’s side of the family get diagnosed with and die from breast or ovarian cancer. Because of her family history, her doctor recommended she receive genetic counseling. Jackie explains her experience with genetic counseling and testing.
Jackie took steps to learn about her risk for breast and ovarian cancer because of her family history.
In this video, genetic counselor Joyce Turner, MSC, CGC, explains what the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are and how a mutation in either gene can lead to cancer.
Lisa’s family history of breast and ovarian cancer puts her at higher risk for getting cancer in the future. Watch this video to learn how she’s used this information to empower herself.
Lisa talks about how she realized that having family members with pre-menopausal breast and ovarian cancer meant that she has a higher risk of getting cancer before she turned 45.
Lisa, age 41, talks about her decision to get genetic counseling and testing to find out if she had a BRCA gene mutation, and how the experience empowered her to understand her options and be her own best health advocate.
Lisa, age 41, talks about how her family history led her to get genetic counseling and testing for BRCA gene mutations.
Genetic counselor Joyce Turner, MSC, CGC, explains that if you have a family history of breast cancer, it is important to speak with a genetic counselor or a health professional who can talk to you about your personal risk of developing breast cancer.
Genetic counselor Joyce Turner, MSC, CGC, provides an overview of BRCA genes and their relationship to breast and ovarian cancer.
Genetic counselor Joyce Turner, MSC, CGC, explains how family history of breast cancer may indicate inherited changes in genes that increase your personal risk for breast cancer.
This brief infographic video will help you learn more information about BRCA genes, BRCA gene mutations, and how they are related hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in young women.