(Jefferson County) The month of October is highlighted as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Kelly Conn with COMTREA tells us how physicians screen for Breast Cancer.

Conn provides some of the signs and symptoms of Breast Cancer.

According to the CDC, 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

Just this year alone an estimated 268,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the U.S. as well as 62,930 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer.