Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center researchers were granted a $10 million award from the Department of Defense to conduct research to determine if a daily aspirin regimen is beneficial to cancer patients.
Dr. Jennifer Ligibel commented on ways that women can reduce breast cancer risk by exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding hormone replacement therapy.
Tags: BreastCancer, Exercise
Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel the myth that
antiperspirants cause breast cancer.
Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics
Dr. Mehra Golshan and Dr. Yasuaki Sagara led a study that showed surgery for a very early type of breast cancer does not significantly improve outcomes for patients.
Dr. Harold Burstein commented on the increase in women
opting to undergo preventive bilateral mastectomies.
Dr. Judy Garber discussed breast cancer among men and the lack of awareness despite a surge in news surrounding the BRCA gene.
Dr. Mehra Golshan led a study that shows many patients are
opting for a mastectomy despite the high success rates a lumpectomy can offer.
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