breast cancer

September 18, 2014
Breast cancer advocate Jody Schoger shares her experiences of presenting a poster and attending sessions at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium. Read More >>
September 11, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
For early-stage breast cancer, doctors generally recommend surgery to remove the tumor. But choosing between a lumpectomy and mastectomy can sometimes be difficult. Deanna Attai, MD, FACS, a breast cancer surgeon, provides information and advice to help women talk with their doctors about this decision. Read More >>
September 6, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
A large Canadian study finds that simply adding a doctor-signed letter to standard postcard reminders increases the chance that women will have their overdue mammogram screenings. Read More >>
September 5, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Learn how Angelina Jolie sharing her decision to have a preventive double mastectomy because she was a carrier of the BRCA mutation affected genetic counseling referrals and genetic testing rates at a Canadian cancer center. Read More >>
September 4, 2014 · Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Learn more about the results of a large study that has identified two factors that may help predict the chance that breast cancer will come back in the breast or nearby areas better than the cancer’s stage. Read More >>

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