In recent years, thanks to improvements in treatment and early detection, there are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the Unites States.

However, should we ease our fears just yet? In this week's Ask the Doctor segment, we discussed breast cancer, fears about diagnosis, treatment and life after a cancer scare.

Medical professionals with the Nueces County Medical Society and Alliance were standing by in the Kiii-TV newsroom to take viewers' phone calls.