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Learn about breast cancer risk factors and screening recommendations from Dr. Lisa Richardson MD, MPH, the Director of the Center for Disease Control’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control.

Videos

Watch a little at a time by clicking on the videos below or watch the entire video at the bottom of the page.

Part 1 - Overview (2:55)

Part 2 - Screening (4:47)

Part 3 - National Program & Role for Public Health (2:55)

Full Video (10:19)

Resources

Training

Resources

Learning Objectives

  • Describe trends in breast cancer
  • List risk factors for breast cancer
  • Explain screening recommendations 

Quiz and Certificate of Completion

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Presenters

Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control

Dr. Lisa Richardson is the Director of the CDC’s Division of Cancer and Control. Under her leadership are the Colorectal Cancer Control Program, the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, and the National Program of Cancer Registries. Previously Dr. Richardson received her medical degree and Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Master in Public Health from the University of Michigan, School of Public Health.

Cancer Control Video Series | Cancer Sites | Cancer Risk Factors | Improving Cancer Outcomes | Browse Resources