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  • A study in the journal Cancer suggests that breast cancer patients who opt for lumpectomies with radiation might have a small survival advantage compared with those who have mastectomies. Dr. Mehra Golshan says it is hard to imagine that less surgery with radiation gives a better outcome.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • In an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Javid Moslehi wrote cardiac risk factors should be considered when a breast cancer patient starts radiation.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found breast cancer patients who had radiation are at increased risk for heart disease. In an editorial Dr. Javid Moslehi stressed the importance of assessing cardiac risk factors.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • A New England Journal of Medicine study found breast cancer patients treated with radiation face an increased risk of heart disease. Dr. Eric Winer said radiation therapy is safe, and patients should not avoid the potentially lifesaving treatment.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • Dr. Jay Harris proposed a breath-holding technique that reduces radiation to the heart during left-sided breast cancer treatment.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • Dr. Javid Moslehi wrote in an editorial that cardiac risk factors should be assessed when a breast cancer patient starts radiation treatment and continued throughout survivorship.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

  • 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

  • Dr. Mehra Golshan commented on new research about breast cancer radiation treatment and the risk for heart disease.

Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation

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