Tumor Gene Testing: Triumphs And Deficiencies

Tumor Gene Testing: Triumphs And Deficiencies A post on this website several weeks ago discussed the impact of examining breast cancer genes and how it has impacted treatment. It is important to remember that we are not talking about the presence of gene mutations that one inherits from a parent which are called germline mutations….

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Preoperative Hormonal Therapy: Chemotherapy Is Not the Only Preoperative Treatment Available in Patients with Advanced Disease

Preoperative Hormonal Therapy: Chemotherapy Is Not the Only Preoperative Treatment Available in Patients with Advanced Disease Between 1-2 women out of every 10 who developed breast cancer, have what is considered locally advanced disease. Locally advanced disease is generally considered tumors greater than 2 cm in diameter, involved axillary lymph nodes, and or tumors that…

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