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Does the Oncotype DX Test Create a Personalized Treatment Plan?

Does the Oncotype DX Test Create a Personalized Treatment Plan?

Oncotype DX Test: Personalizing Your Cancer Treatment Over the past years, treatment of breast cancer has changed significantly thanks to technology and advancements in breast cancer research. We have discovered that each breast cancer case is different. It’s important for breast cancer patients to know that there are ways of […]




What Should You Do If You Have a Positive Genetic Test?

What Should You Do If You Have a Positive Genetic Test?

What to Do If You Have a Positive Genetic Test Genetic Testing can tell us a lot about our risk for breast cancer. A positive genetic test means that a patient carries a genetic mutation such as BRCA1 or BRCA2. These positive test results puts patients at a higher risk […]




Genetic Testing: Will it Change Your Clinical Trial Eligibility?

Genetic Testing: Will it Change Your Clinical Trial Eligibility?

Can Genetic Testing Change Your Clinical Trial Eligibility? Many people utilize genetic testing to understand more about their breast cancer. Countless patients with a family history of breast cancer have found out that they have hereditary cancer and carry the genetic mutation BRCA1 & BRCA2. But does carrying a BRCA1 […]




Will Salt Increase Cancer Risk?

Will Salt Increase Cancer Risk?

Does Salt Increase Cancer Risk? Salt, scientifically known as sodium chloride, is a mineral essential to life. Although the overconsumption of salt is becoming increasingly common in the American diet. We know that most common side effects of consuming salt is hypertension and high blood pressure. But how does this […]




Will All Lymph Node-Positive Breast Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy?

Will All Lymph Node-Positive Breast Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy?

Do Lymph Node-Positive Breast Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy? About 40% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have cancer in their lymph nodes. Lymph node positive breast cancer means cancer has spread from the breast to the lymph nodes located in the armpit area. According to our Medical Director Dr. Harness, […]




Will Trans Fats Increase Cancer Risk?

Will Trans Fats Increase Cancer Risk?

Do Trans Fats Increase Cancer Risk? An area of concern for many people is fat in our diet. Many patients often wonder if trans saturated fats increase cancer risk. It seems that today everywhere we go, our food is packed with trans saturated fats Trans fat has been shown to […]