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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Jennifer Ligibel talks about how healthy behaviors may be powerful tools in preventing cancer recurrence.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Huma Rana talks about the increased risk of cancer for women who carry the BRCA1 gene.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

  • Dr. Judy Garber comments on a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation that women at high risk for breast cancer consider taking drugs to prevent the disease.

Tags: BreastCancer, Prevention

  • Dr. Beth Overmoyer said women with Inflammatory Breast Cancer are often initially misdiagnosed because most doctors are not familiar with the disease.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Mehra Golshan comments on breast surgery, recovery time and the possibility of complications.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • 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

  • Dr. Mehra Golshan and Dr. Eric Winer commented on why doctors are calling for a change in the way they treat certain breast cancers.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on the increase in women opting to undergo preventive bilateral mastectomies.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Eric Winer comments on the efficacy of gene tests for breast cancer patients.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • Dr. Erica Mayer, a medical oncologist at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber, explained the concerns over soy consumption and its relationship to breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer

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