Breast Cancer Research and Advances: Featured Videos

Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment are advancing rapidly due to revolutionary breast cancer research. Learn about the latest advances in breast cancer treatment such as proton beam therapy, chemotherapy ports, and the T-DM1 drug, or educate yourself on the newest technologies in breast cancer diagnosis.

The Future of Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

The Future of Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

New “Smart Bomb” Drug Attacks Breast Cancer

New “Smart Bomb” Drug Attacks Breast Cancer

What Is A Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy?

What Is A Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Chemotherapy Port Risks and Benefits

Chemotherapy Port Risks and Benefits

More Videos about Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test Explained

Oncotype DX TestDr. Harness explains how the Oncotype DX breast cancer test is performed, how the score is determined and what the score means for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Dr. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: RNA, part of the makeup of your cells, is extracted from the tumor sample and then analyzed to determine the level [...]

 

Proton Beam Therapy For Breast Cancer Treatment

Dr. Forouzannia 2Find out about the latest breast cancer research on external beam therapy, called “proton beam therapy.” Dr. Forouzannia explains that this therapy is still considered experimental.       Afshin Forouzannia, MD: Proton Beam Therapy is a form of external beam therapy, but instead of using photon rays like standard external beam does, they use [...]

 

T-DM1 Breast Cancer Drug Research Results

Dr. David Margileth 4In this video, Dr. David A. Margileth discusses the new T-DM1 drug that was released during the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago. He discusses the research and what it means for the medical community’s ability to treat certain types of breast cancer.       David A. Margileth, M.D.: At last week’s American [...]

 

L-DEX Score Uses and Definition

Dr. Daniel Reed 1One area of breast cancer research that has seen progress recently is in lymphedema prevention. Daniel Reed explains what an L-DEX score is and how it is used with bioimpedance spectroscopy to reduce the risk of developing lymphedema. Daniel Reed, DO: An L-DEX score is a quantitative way of measuring bioimpedance spectroscopy so, it is [...]

 

Benefits of Aromatase Inhibitors After 5 Years of Tamoxifen

Dr. David Margileth 1Learn about the latest breast cancer research on the benefits of using aromatase inhibitors after completing 5 years of tamoxifen therapy. David A. Margileth, M.D.: There was a trial mainly conducted in Canada called the MA.17 trial where they took postmenopausal patients who had completed five years of tamoxifen and randomized those patients to take no [...]

 

Advances In Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Treatment

Dr. David Margileth 3Learn about the most recent breast cancer research on treating triple-negative breast cancer from medical oncologist David A. Margileth. David A. Margileth, MD: Triple negative breast cancer is defined as a breast cancer that is estrogen receptor negative, progesterone receptor negative, and HER2-neu-gene negative. What this implies is that hormone therapies such as aromatase inhibitors or [...]