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Breast Cancer Awareness Highlighted During October

Dr. Virginia Kaklamani says the disease is one of the major public health problems in the United States.

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October 28, 2009 | by Brendan Cosgrove

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CHICAGO --- For the past month, National Football League players and coaches, among others, have been sporting the color pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Virginia Kaklamani, assistant professor of hematology and oncology at Northwestern University, discusses the disease, its impact on women throughout the United States and her research into the cancer's genetics.