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Will Insurance Cover the Cost of the Oncotype DX® Test?

Will Insurance Cover the Cost of the Oncotype DX® Test?

Does Health Insurance Cover the Cost of the Oncotype DX® Test? It’s no doubt that the Oncotype DX test can be one of the most beneficial tests to take during early diagnosis. It can give you critical information that may change the course of your breast cancer journey. But can […]

How Clinical Trials Help Breast Cancer Patients

How Clinical Trials Help Breast Cancer Patients

How Do Clinical Trials Help Breast Cancer Patients? Breast cancer research has made a lot of advancements in the last few years. By understanding more about our breasts, we have found that each person’s breast cancer case is different from the next. According to Scottsdale Healthcare’s Dr. Jasgit Sachdev, breast cancer […]

Is There a Personalized Way to Treat DCIS Breast Cancer?

Is There a Personalized Way to Treat DCIS Breast Cancer?

Is There a More Personalized Way to Treat DCIS Breast Cancer? At the 2014 annual meeting of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, an important report was shared with the largest breast cancer research meeting in the world. This report came from Ontario Canada that’s called the Ontario Cohort Report […]

How Does a High DCIS Score Result Impact Your Breast Cancer Treatment?

How Does a High DCIS Score Result Impact Your Breast Cancer Treatment?

How Does a High DCIS Score Result Impact Treatment Recommendations? The Oncotype DX test is a diagnostic test developed to help breast cancer patients who have been recently diagnosed with DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ). What does it mean if you have a high DCIS score from the Oncotype DX […]

What’s the Benefit of Taking the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay?

What’s the Benefit of Taking the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay?

What Will I Find out by Taking the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay? The Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay is one of the only four genomic tests for breast cancer. The results of this test have been validated with a prospective research. Now your probably thinking, “That is great, but […]

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: What Is It?

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: What Is It?

What is a Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy? With so many breast cancer terms, men and women are often overwhelmed, especially when there’s a term like sentinel lymph node biopsy. Although the term may sound quiet confusing and intimidating, this technique can help clarify the stage of your cancer. Medical Director […]