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

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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 to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

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Breast implants are prosthetic devices that are implanted under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle to increase breast size (augmentation mammoplasty) or...

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

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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...

What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

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Breast implants are prosthetic devices that are implanted under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle to increase breast size (augmentation mammoplasty) or...

What is a Breast Surgeon?

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

What is Breast Cancer?

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

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

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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...

Few Women Suffering From Breast Cancer Discuss Treatment Costs With Physicians Before Beginning Breast...

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

Your Medications and Products to Avoid Before Breast Surgery

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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

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

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

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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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Interrupting radiation therapy for breast cancer due the COVID-19 coronavirus

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UPDATED March 24, 2020. For everyone going through radiation treatment for breast cancer during this coronavirus pandemic, I am...

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

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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...

Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week is HBOC Week (Sep 30-Oct 6)

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This week is National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer...

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

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Today, the FDA approved approved talazoparib (Talzenna), a drug of the PARP inhibitor class for breast...

What is a Breast Surgeon?

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A breast surgeon is a surgeon who has a strong commitment to the evaluation and...

Interrupting radiation therapy for breast cancer due the COVID-19 coronavirus

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UPDATED March 24, 2020. For everyone going through radiation treatment...

Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

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

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

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

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

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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...

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

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

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

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