NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Screening for breast cancer is vitally important in catching and treating it in the early stages.

Serenity Banden, a breast surgery specialist at Hartford HealthCare, explains what breast self-awareness is, what women should be looking out for, when they should seek out a specialist, and when the right time to get a mammogram is.

Learn more at Hartford HealthCare’s website.

Watch the video for more information on breast cancer screenings.