Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:33am

Following breast cancer removal by lumpectomy, whole breast irradiation is commonly required. We know that when breast cancer cells return after surgical removal, they often recur in the area where the tumor was removed.

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 2:34pm

Women with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer have an increased risk of developing these diseases. Sometimes this strong family history indicates a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, making the odds of developing these cancers even higher.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 2:26pm

The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling — that companies may no longer patent human genes — resonated across the cancer community, resulting in promising news for cancer patients and researchers.

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 12:19pm

We asked some of Roswell Park’s doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here’s what they offered.

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 7:29am

It may not be perfect, but right now mammography is the best test we have for routine screening of breast cancer.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 8:40am

Stephen Edge, MD, formerly of RPCI and Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology, and Gokul Das, PhD, Co-Director of RPCI's Breast Disease Site Research Group joined Roswellness Radio this past Sunday.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 1:26pm

In October 2012, four experts from RPCI took part in a live Breast Cancer Q&A on WBEN-AM/FM.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 8:30am

In October 2012, four experts from RPCI took part in a live Breast Cancer Q&A on WBEN-AM/FM.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 6:02pm

A cancer diagnosis is daunting. The medical aspects of a serious illness are enough to fill your head with uncertainty and worry, but there are still so many other questions that must be answered.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 6:30pm

As a nurse practitioner in the department of plastic and reconstruction surgery – a division of head and neck surgery– I work very closely with our surgeons and breast cancer patients.