Researchers have developed a nomogram to help calculate which breast cancer patients may be appropriate candidates for accelerated partial breast irradiation.
ASCO 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium
As part of our coverage of the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium we discuss the clinical meaningfulness of pathologic complete response as a surrogate endpoint in breast cancer clinical trials.
Treatment with combined chemotherapy and the LHRH analog triptorelin may help preserve fertility in premenopausal women with breast cancer.
Researchers have identified a group of women with atypical ductal hyperplasia found on biopsy who should be considered to be at low risk for developing cancer.
Ahead of the 2014 ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium we discussed genetic and environmental risk factors for breast cancer, as well as interventions that can reduce a patient’s risk.
Although the overall likelihood for complications after a mastectomy are rare, women who undergo a double mastectomy may experience higher complication rates.
Patients overdue for a screening mammography were more likely to return for an appointment when they received a reminder postcard and a physician signed letter.