Author | Sarah A. Mclaughlin, MD

Articles

Lymphedema: Separating Fact From Fiction

March 15, 2012

Given the abundance of breast cancer data, this review will focus on breast cancer–related lymphedema. However, the principles and controversies discussed are relevant regardless of the type of malignancy to which the lymphedema is attributed.

Progress but Not Perfection: Ongoing Efforts to Optimize Locoregional Treatments for Breast Cancer

August 09, 2011

The Early Breast Cancer Trialists' Collaborative Group overviews published in 2005 confirm that local control in breast cancer matters, and they highlight that achieving local control in the modern era is not improved simply by more extensive surgery but instead by the combination of surgery, systemic and hormonal chemotherapies, and radiation therapy.[1,2]