October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week is HBOC Week...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This week is National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) Week and Wednesday October 3, 2018 is Previvor...

What is Breast Cancer?

Below is a brief summary on breast cancer terms including major types of breast cancer, breast cancer stage and grade, and the significance of...

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Support for yoga, meditation, massage, acupressure and music therapy during breast cancer treatment released...

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced its support of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) evidence-based guideline on the use of integrative...

Welcome to Our Breast Surgery Practice

Dear Patients, Family Members, and Friends: On behalf of our practice, I welcome you to one of the top oncoplastic breast surgery practices in the...

Bernard Fisher, father of breast surgery, turns 100 this month

Bernard Fisher, MD FACS turned 100 years old this month. Considered a pioneer of breast surgical oncology, “research by Dr. Fisher has extended and...

Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

A recent technology is being increasingly used (at least in a research setting) to detect recurrence of cancer. The technology analyzes blood samples for...

Your Medications and Products to Avoid Before Breast Surgery

Medications Keep a list of medicines that are in addition to your cancer treatment. For example, if you take medicine for your heart, blood pressure,...

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

March 3, 2018 is Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day. We have known for a while that not all breast cancer is created equal. Most breast...

Study Finds Artificial Intelligence Can Distinguish Benign Mammogram Images From Malignant Cases Even When...

While digital breast imaging through mammography is effective in detecting breast cancer even in its early stages, it can lead to abnormal findings that...

FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

Today, the FDA approved approved talazoparib (Talzenna), a drug of the PARP inhibitor class for breast cancer patients who possess harmful (or suspected harmful) BRCA2...

What is a Breast Surgeon?

A breast surgeon is a surgeon who has a strong commitment to the evaluation and care of patients with benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancer)...
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Few Women Suffering From Breast Cancer Discuss Treatment Costs With Physicians Before Beginning Breast...

Findings from a new study reveal that while many women with breast cancer experience significant financial burden and most prefer to discuss the cost...

FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in causing lymphoma

The FDA released a statement from Binita Ashar, M.D., a general surgeon and the director of the Division of Surgical Devices in...

Your Medications and Products to Avoid Before Breast Surgery

Medications Keep a list of medicines that are in addition to your cancer treatment. For example, if you take medicine for your heart, blood pressure,...

FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in causing lymphoma

The FDA released a statement from Binita Ashar, M.D., a general surgeon and...

What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

Breast implants are prosthetic devices that are implanted under the breast tissue or under the...

What is Breast Cancer?

Below is a brief summary on breast cancer terms including major types of breast cancer,...

Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

A recent technology is being increasingly used (at least in a research setting) to detect...

Your Medications and Products to Avoid Before Breast Surgery

Medications Keep a list of medicines that are in addition to your cancer treatment. For example,...

BREAST HEALTH

What is a Breast Surgeon?

A breast surgeon is a surgeon who has a strong commitment to the evaluation and care of patients with benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancer)...

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Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress...

A new nationwide analysis of more than 1,000 people living with metastatic breast cancer from 41 states reveals significant cancer-related financial burden known as...

Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary...

When breast cancer is diagnosed, evaluation of the lymph nodes of the armpit, called "axillary lymph nodes" is performed during clinical examination as part...

Study Finds Artificial Intelligence Can Distinguish Benign Mammogram Images From Malignant...

While digital breast imaging through mammography is effective in detecting breast cancer even in its early stages, it can lead to abnormal findings that...

FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or...

Today, the FDA approved approved talazoparib (Talzenna), a drug of the PARP inhibitor class for breast cancer patients who possess harmful (or suspected harmful) BRCA2...
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