Radiation Therapy

What Is Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer?

What Is Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer?

Explaining Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients Radiation therapy for breast cancer is a treatment option that has been available to breast cancer patients for many years.¬† Despite its popularity, many newly diagnosed patients have often heard of radiation therapy but are unsure about what this treatment is. They wonder […]

Do I Need Radiation Treatment for My Breast Cancer?

Do I Need Radiation Treatment for My Breast Cancer?

Do I Need Radiation Treatment? Even though radiation therapy is one of the most common treatment options for breast cancer, not all patients need to undergo this treatment. Radiation therapy is an effective way to destroy cancer cells in the breast. Although advantageous, radiation is one of the harshest treatment […]

What is Radiation Treatment Like?

What is Radiation Treatment Like?

What Is Radiation Treatment like for Breast Cancer Patients? Have you recently been diagnosed with breast cancer? If so, you may be assessing your treatment options. There are a variety of breast cancer treatments available to you including one of the oldest and most common options, radiation therapy. Despite radiation […]

How Does Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer Work?

How Does Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer Work?

How Does Radiation Treat Breast Cancer? In recent years, more treatment options have been available to breast cancer patients than ever before. Despite the newer forms of treatment, radiation therapy has been one of the most popular treatment options among breast cancer patients dating back 100 years. But how does […]

How Has The Oncotype DX Test Changed Breast Cancer Care?

How Has The Oncotype DX Test Changed Breast Cancer Care?

How Did the Oncotype DX Test Change Patient Breast Cancer Care? Have you recently been diagnosed with breast cancer? If so, what are your treatment options? Will chemotherapy hurt or help you? It’s important to know that not every person diagnosed with breast cancer will benefit from chemotherapy. But, personalized […]

The Future of Breast Cancer Care: SABCS Advocates Discuss

The Future of Breast Cancer Care: SABCS Advocates Discuss

For advocates, hopes for the future of breast cancer care include a focus on the patient as an individual. Both¬†Cheryl Jernigan and Sandra Finestone, breast cancer advocates that Dr. Harness spoke with at SABCS, spoke about a hope on treating the patient as an individual in the future. For Cheryl, […]