Oncotype DX Test: Featured Videos

Below you will find several videos discussing the Oncotype DX breast cancer test that we recommend all newly diagnosed breast cancer patients discuss with their doctor. The Oncotype DX test assists your doctor in determining the best course of treatment for your particular breast cancer, sometimes saving patients from undergoing unnecessary radiation or chemotherapy.

Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test Explained

Dr. Harness explains how the Oncotype DX breast cancer test is performed

Dr. 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.

Why Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients Need The Oncotype DX Test

Dr. Steven Shak tells us why all newly diagnosed breast cancer patients should consider having the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test.

Dr. Steven Shak tells us why all newly diagnosed breast cancer patients should consider having the Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test.

Oncotype DX Test Benefits for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients

Dr. Shawna Willey explains why newly diagnosed breast cancer patients benefit from the Oncotype DX test.

Dr. Shawna Willey explains why newly diagnosed breast cancer patients benefit from the Oncotype DX test. Using an example of one of her patients, Dr. Willey discusses how the Oncotype DX test informed her treatment decisions.

Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test
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Dr. Steven Shak explains that the Oncotype DX test helps your doctor determine the best course of treatment for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

The Oncotype DX Test should be performed when patients are diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Steven Shak explains that the Oncotype DX test helps your doctor determine the best course of treatment for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

More Videos about Oncotype DX

Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test Impact On Treatment Options

Dr. Steven Shak 2The Oncotype DX breast cancer test impacts treatment options for newly diagnosed patients by allowing doctors to understand the biology of specific tumors. Steven Shak, MD: The Oncotype DX breast cancer test plays a critical role in treatment decision making in breast cancer. At the time of a new diagnosis fortunately today, most women will […]

 

Oncotype DX Test Determines Need For Radiation Therapy

Dr. Jay HarnessDr. Harness discusses in this video how a validation study revealed interesting results for DCIS patients. Oncotype DX was shown to be beneficial as a tool when planning treatment. Jay K. Harness, MD FACS: Oncotype DX has been shown in a prospective validation study to be able to determine who the low-risk DCIS patients are […]

 

Does Health Insurance Cover Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Test?

Dr. Steven Shak 2Dr. Shak explains that the Oncotype DX test is covered for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients under numerous insurance plans, especially for patients who are diagnosed with node-negative breast cancer. Steven Shak, M.D. : I wish the answer to this question today was black and white. We’re almost black and white but not there yet. […]

 

Explaining Oncotype DX Test Results To Breast Cancer Patients

Dr. Shawna C. Willey 1Dr. Shawna C. Willey discusses how she explains Oncotype DX test results to her newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Based on a patient’s Oncotype score, she has different procedures and priorities when explaining their options. Shawna C. Willey, M.D. Well, we usually get the results back about two weeks after we order it, so […]

 

Information The Oncotype DX Test Provides To Doctors and Patients

Dr. Christine B. Teal 1Dr. Christine B. Teal explains the types of information the Oncotype DX breast cancer test provides to doctors and newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.       Christine Teal, M.D.: We not only are given patients’ scores, so low recurrence risk, high recurrence risk, or intermediate risk, but we also then are given information about estrogen […]

 

Oncotype DX Test Recommendations

Dr. David Margileth 1Find out how the Oncotype DX test is extremely beneficial because it allows doctors to personalize treatment for breast cancer patients, determining whether certain types of chemotherapy or radiation therapy would be effective. Dr. David A. Margileth, MD: The Oncotype DX has I think changed the treatment decisions in patients with hormone receptor-positive, lymph node-negative, […]