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Great question. Patients, particularly with early stage (stage I-II) estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, have benefited immensely from the testing you describe. Gene expression profiling … more
A: When I served as a police lieutenant in charge of helping the schools in my community, I had to get the message through to everyone in the district that the most dangerous thing they could … more
A: Dr. Douglas Marks: Great question. Medical oncology clinical trials can involve enhanced diagnostic testing, medical treatments and lifestyle interventions. They are often a preferred method of … more
When it comes to surgery, women face a choice between breast conservation or a mastectomy. In most cases, patients are given a choice because studies have shown survival rates to be the same for both … more
A: Dr. Shubhada Dhage: Multiple risk factors impact an individual’s risk of developing breast cancer during their lifetime. It is important to understand your risk, because it will be the basis … more
Your child's baby teeth are important, and still susceptible to cavities. Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, or Early Childhood Caries. Baby bottle … more
The age that a woman should get her first mammogram has certainly become a confusing decision. Let’s remember that today (most) doctors strive for precision and personalized therapy. Each … more
Choosing a rehabilitation facility or an assisted living community for a loved one can be daunting. Many of the options seem similar, and it’s difficult to know which one would be right for … more
DCIS stands for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ which, in plain language, means cancer that has originated from the duct structures of the breast and has stayed “in place.” In DCIS, the cells … more
As adult children, it’s human nature to view our aging parents through rose-colored glasses. After all, they are the wise, strong-bodied individuals who nurtured us, then became our friends and … more
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