Author | Bobby Lazzara, MD

Articles

Effect of Adjuvant Chemo on Elderly Patients’ Quality of Life

December 13, 2016

In this Medical News Minute developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses recently published research that looks at quality of life outcome measures for elderly breast cancer patients who receive adjuvant chemotherapy.

Statin Therapy and Breast Cancer Recurrence

December 13, 2016

In this Medical News Minute developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara expands on the question of whether statin therapy for breast cancer patients can lower the risk of recurrence and extend relapse-free survival.

As Breast Cancer Outcomes Improve, Racial Disparities Linger

November 14, 2016

This Medical News Minute examines a study that found that despite improving outcomes in breast cancer, outcomes among black patients still lag in comparison to white patients.

Can Bundled Payment Model Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes?

November 07, 2016

This Medical News Minute examines a recent study that compared two payment models, fee-for-service vs bundled payment, to see if there was any effect on breast cancer outcomes.