Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD | Authors

Injecting Hope-A Review of Breast Cancer Vaccines

May 15, 2016

There is significant interest in investigating immunotherapeutic strategies to be used for the treatment of breast cancer patients. One form of immunotherapy under active investigation is the cancer vaccine. Vaccines are a form of active immune therapy designed to stimulate the immune system to recognize tumor cells as foreign.

Following the Data: Past, Present, and Future Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer Patients

May 15, 2014

Validation of sentinel lymph node (SLN) dissection (SLND) as an alternative to axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) has been a significant advance in the surgical management of breast cancer.