Scripps MD Anderson Expert Shares Latest on Breast Cancer

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CBS 8 interview includes a reminder to not forgo screenings

Scripps cancer expert, Thomas  Buchholz, MD, shares the importance of breast cancer screenings and more in CBS 8 interview.

Dr. Thomas Buchholz, Medical Director, Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center 

CBS 8 interview includes a reminder to not forgo screenings

CBS 8 interviewed Thomas Buchholz, MD, about the importance of not postponing breast cancer screenings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Buchholz noted a significant drop in cancer screenings in the U.S. earlier this year, which is expected to result in more late-stage diagnoses and additional deaths in the coming years. He discussed stringent safety protocols that are in place at Scripps MD Anderson to protect patients and staff. Dr. Buchholz also is a Scripps Clinic physician.

Watch the CBS 8 interview: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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