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While age is a factor in breast cancer surgery options, your overall health is a much more important factor in the decision-making process. Many women wonder: will age affect my breast cancer surgery decision? Just as your breast cancer is unique to you, so are your treatment decisions. One factor [...]
“You have breast cancer.” Four of the most dreaded words you can hear from your doctor. Your world has changed and you feel a loss of control. A moment ago you were a mom, wife, maybe even a doctor. Now, suddenly, you are a patient. In the ensuing panic, disbelief, fear [...]
I’ve recently been diagnosed with DCIS; what are my treatment options? Once you’ve been diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, your doctor will discuss potential treatment options with you. Often, these include lumpectomy or conservative breast surgery, says Dr. Rick Baehner, Director of Pathology at Genomic Health. Following [...]
How is the Oncotype DX assay used to help plan treatment for patients with DCIS? What is the Oncotype DX assay? How is it used? How can physicians use it for DCIS patients? How does the assay impact treatment decisions? There are many questions surrounding the Oncotype DX assay, from [...]