Author | Seema A. Khan, MD

Articles

Local Therapy for Breast Cancer in the Molecular Era: Relevant or Relic?

November 15, 2014

This article reviews the current status of local therapy for breast cancer and the likely impact of evolving molecular data on the present paradigm.

A Fitting Prescription for All:Whole Soyfoods as Part of aVaried Plant-Based Diet

May 15, 2013

Until better evidence is available for the effects of soy on women from non–soy-consuming countries, it seems reasonable to limit consumption to soyfoods, and to avoid high-dose supplements of processed soy components.

Hepatic Metastasectomy for Breast Cancer and Melanoma: Trends in Highly Selected Patients

November 15, 2011

Hepatic metastases remain a lethal and recalcitrant problem in the management of malignant disease, and the review by Drs. Zani and Clary of the role of hepatic metastasectomy for patients with stage IV melanoma or breast cancer is timely and welcome.

What Are Safe Margins of Resection for Invasive and In Situ Breast Cancer?

September 15, 2011

The safety and efficacy of breast-conserving therapy (BCT) for women with early-stage breast cancer are well established. BCT entails wide excision of the tumor and appropriate nodal evaluation, followed by radiation therapy to the breast.