Rob Lowe, host of the “Informed” series, will be bringing a segment on Breast Cancer to the viewing public.

Breast cancer is a subject that has gained new light in recent years due to its increasing prevalence in women as well as the advancements being made in early detection and treatment. Being knowledgeable on the latest technology to detect and prevent breast cancer is the best tool we have in fighting this disease. This episode from “Informed” will be opening the eyes of viewers to the latest technological advancements in the field of breast cancer.

On top of the multitude of advancements that have been made in detection and prevention, there have also been major strides in surgical alternatives as well as surgical modalities. The first and best thing to do when preventing breast cancer is to maintain a healthy lifestyle and get checked regularly so the disease can be caught early. Knowing your family’s medical history is an incredibly important part of ensuring you know your vulnerability to breast cancer.

“Informed”, hosted by Rob Lowe, is an educational series that is distributed to PBS Member Stations Public Television Networks.