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, ā€œresearch 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...

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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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In the setting of diminished and dwindling resources for treatment of breast cancer, and in an effort to protect patients from unnecessary...

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

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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Today, the FDA approvedĀ 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?

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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)...
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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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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When breast cancer is diagnosed, evaluation of the lymph nodes of the armpit, called "axillary...

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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...

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

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

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...

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...