Patient Education
Patient Education

The Breast Cancer School for Patients

In 2018, Dr. Williams launched the first, video-based website to teach women about breast cancer and how to get better quality cancer care in their own community. This not for profit outreach is his passion and separate from his clinical practice. All the content is free and the initial 60 videos are searchable on So far, there have been 1.5 million video views and the Breast Cancer School for Patients (BCS) has been featured in US News & World Reports and Dr. Williams has been interviewed by news stations (example) across the country in promotion of this breakthrough patient educational platform.

Why create an online “Breast Cancer School for Patients?”
If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, you probably have lots of questions. The Breast Cancer School for Patients helps you in a unique way. We provide precise instruction concerning what you need to know and have organized the vast field of breast cancer into one, patient-friendly site.
How being informed affects your treatment options
BCS gives you the tools you need to begin your breast cancer journey. Our concise video lessons cover every important breast cancer topic to keep you up-to-date and up-to-speed on your treatment options. Register and print out your “Doctor’s Questions” that list what to ask your doctor for cutting-edge care. Armed with these questions, you can work as a team with your breast cancer specialists. We’ve also curated and share the best doctor-selected links and references so you can research topics on your own. Learn as much or as little as you would like about any breast cancer subject important to you.
You will make monumental decisions quickly
With each visit to your doctor, your treatment options will come quickly. You must be prepared and be your own self-advocate. As you become a BCS expert, you will make better decisions at every step of your treatment journey. When you wonder what comes next in your treatment…you will find it on the BCS website.
Learn about cutting-edge advancements
Treatment methods are always advancing, and research is continuously uncovering new information. We keep you informed about cutting-edge developments, so you don’t miss them. With our short courses, you will know what to ask your doctor and have guidance on the best breast cancer care.
BCS is the first free video tutorial series for breast cancer patients
Our patient-driven quality movement is all about empowering you to be at the center of all discussions and treatment decisions. As a BCS student, you receive access to short, easy-to-follow videos, lessons notes, and doctor-selected links on every important breast cancer topic. Get informed before speaking with your doctors as you improve your care with first-hand knowledge.