Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer. Because there are many different types of breast cancer and several ways to treat the disease, CURE Connections wants to answer the questions you might have following a recent diagnosis. Throughout this program, you will hear about the different testing procedures that are available for screening, what to do once diagnosed, and how to find the best possible care team, from expert oncologists and breast cancer patients.
William J. Gradishar, M.D., discusses the potential surgical implications for a woman with breast cancer who tests positive for a BRCA mutation, and why it is important to be aware of this genetic information.
Findings from a new study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session showed that adding two popular heart medications to the chemotherapy regimen may prevent heart damage from happening in these patients.