Breast-conserving surgery comes with a question: How much healthy tissue should we remove? A new guideline helps simplify the answer for patients and doctors.
New research confirms that a bilateral mastectomy won’t necessarily improve your long-term survival. What is the best option for treating breast cancer?
The timing and frequency of mammograms has become controversial. In the future, a new imaging tool could reduce or eliminate mammogram concerns.
For postmenopausal women with a high risk of breast cancer, the drug anastrozole offers a new option. It’s the latest preventive medication — but not the only one.
Surgery now is more effective — with fewer side effects, fewer procedures required, less recovery time and less risk.
When it comes to breast cancer, what comes after surgery or treatment can be just as important as the treatment itself.
One dose instead of many. Just days of recovery. A fraction of the cost. All of these statements describe single-dose intraoperative radiation therapy, a treatment that’s helping women with early-stage breast cancer.
As breast cancer treatment becomes more personalized, sometimes less can be more. Not all treatments are required for all patients.