Breast experts to use Google+ Hangout to teach breast self-exams

Early detection of breast cancer remains the key to healthy survival.

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Jay K. Harness, M.D., FACS, medical director for Breast Cancer Answers and past president of the American Society of Breast Cancer Surgeons, will be joining with the National Consortium of Breast Centers and The Breast Cancer Site to teach proper breast self-exam techniques.

“It’s really exciting to use Google+ Hangouts’ broadcast technology to teach women and men around the world how to perform their own breast self-exams,” Harness says. “This is how you magnify awareness about breast cancer and empower patients to be their own best advocates.”

This live video event is hosted by Breast Cancer Answers, a social media show that allows breast cancer patients to access accurate breast health information online.

The live tutorial will take place in a Google+ Hangout on Sept. 30 from 7 to 8 p.m. EDT. To join the event, visit There will be no nudity.


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