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

FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in...

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

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...

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

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...
What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

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...
American Society of Breast Surgeons recommendations for breast cancer treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

American Society of Breast Surgeons Recommendations for Prioritization, Treatment and Triage of Breast Cancer...

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FDA approves second PARP inhibitor for germline BRCA-mutated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Breast 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 cancer patients who possess harmful (or suspected harmful) BRCA2...
Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress Due to Treatment Costs

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

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Support for yoga, meditation, massage, acupressure and music therapy during breast cancer treatment released in new guidelines

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

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Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary Lymph Node Status in Breast Cancer

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Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

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

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...
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day is on March 8

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

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

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

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Using Circulating Tumor DNA to Predict Cancer Recurrence and Guide Therapy

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

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

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

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

FDA warns women about the risks of textured breast implants in...

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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...