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News tagged ‘BreastCancer’ clear

  • 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. 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

  • Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel some of the myths about what causes breast cancer.

Tags: BreastCancer

  • WCVB-TV reporter and breast cancer survivor Kelley Tuthill is pregnant, and her oncologist, Dr. Ann Partridge, assured her studies show there is no link between pregnancy after successful treatment and recurrence.

Tags: BreastCancer

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