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Great question. Patients, particularly with early stage (stage I-II) estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, have benefited immensely from the testing you describe. Gene expression profiling … more
A: Dr. Douglas Marks: Great question. Medical oncology clinical trials can involve enhanced diagnostic testing, medical treatments and lifestyle interventions. They are often a preferred method of … more
When it comes to surgery, women face a choice between breast conservation or a mastectomy. In most cases, patients are given a choice because studies have shown survival rates to be the same for both … more
A: Dr. Shubhada Dhage: Multiple risk factors impact an individual’s risk of developing breast cancer during their lifetime. It is important to understand your risk, because it will be the basis … more
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