Synopsis by Alice Day
This series of programs provides information regarding developments in technology in the medical, agricultural, and environmental fields. Perspective: Breast Cancer looks at the factors that affect the incidence of breast cancer, and discusses the methods used to treat the disease. The numbers of women who receive the dreaded diagnosis is increasing each year, and researchers are investigating innovative tools to aid in combating breast cancer. Gene therapy and more aggressive tactics in reducing tumors may hold the keys to better success in the fight against this disease.