I am sure that most people that are curious about cancer, or know of a loved one that has gone through the entire cancer ordeal, and more specifically Breast Cancer, have heard of the term HER2neu or if their breast cancer was referred to as...

I apologize due to the late postings. I have been in San Francisco this week for a breast cancer symposium and am writing these in the late hours of the night. I know there are a few emails I need to return to patients, but...

I have been working in the cancer field for almost ten years now. I have heard a lot of myths or rumors, and this is yet another one. There is nothing scientifically shown nor is there any data driven studies done that have proved aluminum...

As I mentioned in yesterday's blog on Mammosite, today I was going to talk a little more in depth about the phase III randomized trial that is underway. This NSABP-RTOG Phase III trial is entitled: Conventional Whole Breast Irradiation versus Partial Breast Irradiation for Women...

   Since it is Breast Cancer Awareness month I think it would be a great time to discuss some of the new research and technological advnaces that have been in made in the treatment options for women with early stage Breast Cancer. No longer are...

Another large topic specific to Breast Cancer is the use of digital mammography and its benefits versus the use of traditional film based mammography. There was a trial that was created in 2003 by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) called the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening...

I was presenting at a conference today to help kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I happened to give a generalized overview on what Breast Cancer is, how it starts, risk factors, prevention, and the importance of screening. When it was opened for questions, one...

Well today is Monday and the very first day of October. Along with the new month and my birthday also comes the kick off of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There is a lot of information on the web about Breast Cancer, what it is,...

As the turn of the clock continues we see ourselves leaving September behind and moving into the fall a bit more. We begin fall by kicking off September with Prostate Cancer Awareness and the beginning of football. As we roll into October, we move into...

Well today I am going to be explaining what Cryotherapy, Cryosurgery, or Cryoablation is and what it does for prostate cancer. This procedure can be referred to as all of the following, but for the purpose of my writing, I am going to just refer...