Monthly Archives: December 2011

Breast Cancer Media Teleconference

Shortcomings of the New Study on Breast Cancer Brachytherapy (APBI): What Women Need to Know Now On December 13, 2011, four of the world’s leading clinical researchers in breast brachytherapy gathered to provide statements and discuss a controversial new study … Continue reading

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MD’s Criticize Breast Brachytherapy Study

Accelerated partial breast irradiation is a safe and effective form of treating the breast after appropriately performed lumpectomy in patients over age 45-50 with early-stage invasive (typically <3cm primaries and lymph node negative) and non-invasive breast cancer. Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Alert: Teleconference on 12/13

Shortcomings & Patient Concerns re: New Study of Breast Brachytherapy (APBI) – What Women Need to Know Now
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011
Noon EST

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Problems with New Breast Cancer Radiation Study

There’s plenty of controversy about – and disagreement with – a new breast-cancer study from MD Anderson. One expert MD even said the study’s flaws were not trivial, but “huge.” Continue reading

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