News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear
- Dr. Rachel Freedman commented on a study that finds black women with breast cancer are more likely than Hispanic or white women to experience delays in the initiation of chemotherapy or radiation after surgery.
Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer
- Dr. Judy Garber and Dr. Eric Winer commented on an experimental medicine that has slowed the pace of advanced breast cancer, doubling the amount of time that patients could live without their tumors advancing.
- Breast cancer surgeons have been having an ongoing discussion on how much tissue to breast tissue to remove when removing a tumor. Dr. Mehra Golshan said that with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a very treatable, early stage cancer, smaller margins are acceptable and appropriate.
Tags: BreastCancer, Surgery
- Research reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows there is a small, but significant increase in young women being diagnosed with advanced-stage breast cancer. Dr. Ann Partridge says more needs to be done to figure out why this is happening.
- In an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Javid Moslehi commented on the need for assessing cardiac risk factors for breast cancer patients starting radiation. (Full article requires a subscription)
Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation
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