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Breast cancer treatment

Update from ASTRO

The American Society for Radiation Oncology recently held their annual meeting. Dr. Matthew Katz, a radiation oncologist in Lowell, MA, provides us with his interpretation of several of the studies that were presented. For more information from Dr. Katz, follow him on Twitter: @subatomicdoc. Technique Radiation treatment for breast cancer is usually with 3-dimensional (3D) […]

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ASBrS Issues Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Consensus Statement
On: Jul 31, 2016
By: bcsmadmin

Originally posted on DrAttai.com During the April 2016 meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), a consensus conference was held to discuss contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM). CPM is the removal of the healthy, opposite breast, and the rates of CPM have been increasing, for various reasons. A patient’s decision to undergo a CPM is […]

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Updates from the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium

Guest post by Stacey Tinianov and Dr. Nimmi Kapoor Survivorship Symposium: A Review On Friday, January 15th, a diverse group of over 800 attendees met in San Francisco for the inaugural two-day Survivorship Symposium, jointly sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College […]

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