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The ideal time to use neoadjuvant therapy is when a cancer is very large or HER-2/neu positive, explains Dr. Harness. Both neoadjuvant therapy and adjuvant therapy have pros and cons, so you and your doctor [More]
Starting chemotherapy treatment can feel scary and overwhelming. Hear from Joanna, a breast cancer patient, who describes her initial fears and talks about what the experience of receiving chemotherapy was actually like at Dana-Farber Cancer [More]
I’m 31 years old and was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. I had a bilateral mastectomy and just started chemotherapy. Luckily, I’m stage 1. I’m triple negative and BRCA positive. Here’s my story so far. [More]
My breast cancer journey. Today is day 43 after my mastectomy surgery to remove the cancer in my right breast. Today is my first Chemotherapy Treatment. I am going to share my story from the [More]
Dr. David Margileth discusses the advantages of undergoing chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery. SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE EXPERT INFORMATION AND BREAKING BREAST CANCER NEWS VISIT FOR INFORMATIVE VIDEOS CONNECT WITH US! Google+: [More]
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: While chemotherapy attacks and kills 99 percent of breast cancer cells, it leaves behind chemotherapy-resistant cancer stem cells, which can later cause metastatic tumors. Dr. Gregg Semenza’s team has identified a way to overcome [More]
Reducing hair loss for breast cancer patients during chemotherapy, Norwalk Hospital is the only hospital in the state offering a pilot program, using an ice cold approach.