MedStar Health Cancer Network Facebook Live Event

Preventing Breast Cancer: The Facts You Need to Know

Did you know that one in eight women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime?

It’s a fact. A panel of our Breast Center experts, during a live webcast, shared what you need to know about breast cancer diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Watch below to hear our specialists speak about ways to reduce your risk of developing cancer, as well as how to recognize risk factors, signs, and symptoms. At the MedStar Health Cancer Network we are committed to helping you safeguard your health. 


Meet the Experts

Albert Aboulafia, MD
Medical Director

Kamila Nowak Choi, MD
Radiation Oncologist

Gabriel Del Corral, MD
Breast Reconstruction Surgeon

Kristen Fernandez, MD
Breast Surgeon

Jennifer K. Flaim, DO
Diagnostic Radiologist

Diane Herzog, MS, RD, LDN

Emily Kuchinsky, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor

Shweta Kurian, MD
Medical Oncologist

Atsuko Okabe, MD
Breast Surgeon



Take a Virtual Tour

MedStar Health is committed to ensuring that patients have convenient access to the latest medical technology, a wide range of diagnostic and treatment options, and the highest quality of care. Our 100,000-square-foot Bel Air facility offers:

  • State-of-the-art medical technology in a streamlined, efficient patient-centered environment
  • Increased safety and convenience through integrated electronic health record connected to all MedStar physicians, services, and facilities
  • Convenient and free on-site parking, Wi-Fi, and health and wellness areas

Here, we have experts in the areas of bariatrics, oncology, sports medicine, pain management, urgent care, rehabilitation, women’s health, and more. These highly trained providers are available to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions, providing easy access to comprehensive care where patients live and work.