Newton, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/06/2015 -- Breast cancer awareness month is October. Dr. Michael J. Misialek, a board certified pathologist, will be providing important information on breast cancer all month on his website www.pathreport.org.
This year an expected 231,840 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women, along with 62,290 cases of non-invasive, or in-situ, breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer. More than 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year.
Understand the risk factors. How is breast cancer diagnosed? What is the latest research? How is precision medicine changing treatment approaches? How do pathologists play an important role in care? These are just some of the questions that will be explored.
About Dr. Misialek
Currently, Dr. Misialek serves at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, MA as the Associate Chair of Pathology. He is Medical Director for the Vernon Cancer Center as well as the Chemistry and Point of Care Laboratories. This board certified pathologist practices in every area of pathology within a busy community teaching hospital. He is a strong advocate for pathology and serves on numerous committees with the College of American Pathologists. He is an expert in both anatomic and clinical pathology.
Informative videos are also available on his YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuxQMrrRWsWtINy0kxpmJdw, designed for helping people understand the value of pathologists in healthcare.
To learn more about health, laboratory testing and pathology, one may visit www.pathreport.org for more details.
Company: Path Report
Contact: Michael J. Misialek, M.D.
Address: Dept of Pathology, 2014 Washington Street Newton, MA 02462
Telephone No.: 617-243-6854