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Can Breast Cancer Be Cured?
Dr. Susan Love answers the question: 'Can Breast Cancer Be Cured?'
Are We Winning the Breast Cancer Battle?
Dr. Susan Love answers the question: 'Are We Winning the Breast Cancer Battle?'
Ensuring I Get Good Breast Cancer Care?
Dr. Susan Love answers the question: 'How Can I Ensure Good Breast Cancer Care?'
How to Know if Treatment Worked?
Dr. Marisa Weiss answers the question: 'How to Know if Treatment Worked?'
Should I Get a Second Opinion Concerning My Breast Cancer from Another Doctor?
Dr. Melvin Silverstein answers the question: 'Should I get a second opinion?'
Do I Have Time to Get a Second Opinion About My Treatment?
Dr. William Wood answers the question: 'Do I have time for a second opinion?'
What Should I Do First When I Am Diagnosed with Breast Cancer?
Dr. Gordon Schwartz answers the question: 'What do I do first when diagnosed?'
Are There Dietary Restrictions During Breast Cancer Treatment?
Dietician Sally Scroggs answers: Dietary Restrictions for Breast Cancer Therapy?
What Is the Difference Between Local and Systemic Therapy?
Dr. George Sledge answers the question: 'Local versus systemic therapy?'
What Are the Treatment Recommendations for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ?
Dr. Beryl McCormick answers the question: 'How do you treat DCIS?'
Will I Have Options for My Breast Cancer Treatment?
Dr. Gordon Schwartz answers: 'Will I have different treatment options?'
What Help Can I Get to Make Decisions about Breast Cancer Treatment Options?
Dr. Gordon Schwartz answers the question: 'What help do I have in decisions?'
Can I Have Breast Conservation Therapy if I Have Inflammatory Breast Cancer?
Dr. Allen Lichter answers the question:' Breast conservation therapy?'
What Will Happen if I Opt Out of Breast Cancer Treatment?
Dr. Harold Burstein answers: 'What Will Happen if I Don't Treat Breast Cancer?'
Are In Situ and Invasive Breast Cancers Treated Differently?
Dr. Gordon Schwartz answers the question: In situ versus invasive breast cancer?
Do Doctors Consider My Quality of Life During Breast Cancer Treatment?
Dr. Osborne answers: Do Doctors Consider Quality of Life During Treatment?
What Is Breast Conservation Surgery?
Dr. Harry Bear answers the question: What Is Breast Conservation Surgery?
Will Chemotherapy Decrease the Chance I Will Need Mastectomy?
Dr. Bear answers the question: 'Can Chemo Decrease My Chance of Mastectomy?'
Can I care for myself post-surgery?
R.N. Carolyn Weaver answers the question: 'Can I care for myself post-surgery?'
What Can I Expect in the Operating Room?
Dr. Anne Rosenberg answers the question: What to Expect in the Operating Room?
What Research is Being Done About the Surgical Management of Breast Cancer?
Dr. Eva Singletary answers the question: 'What is the new research on surgery?'
Will I Need a Blood Transfusion for Cancer Surgery?
Dr. Harry Bear answers: Do I Need a Blood Transfusion for Cancer Surgery?
What If More Cancer is Found During Lumpectomy?
Dr. Silverstein answers: 'What If More Cancer is Found During Lumpectomy?'
Is It Normal to Have More Than One Lumpectomy?
Dr. Melvin Silverstein answers the question: 'Normal to have two lumpectomies?'
Can I Have a Lumpectomy If I Had a Breast Implant Before My Cancer Diagnosis?
Dr. Melvin Silverstein answers the question: 'Cancer diagnosis after implants?'
Will I Need Reconstruction If I Have a Lumpectomy?
Dr. Gordon Schwartz answers the question: 'Reconstruction after lumpectomy?'
What Are the Different Types of Mastectomies?
Dr. Scott Schell answers the question: 'What are the different mastectomies?'
When Is a Mastectomy Usually Recommended?
Dr. Scott Schell answers the question: 'When is a mastectomy recommended?'
What Is A Prophylactic Mastectomy? Should I Do It?
Dr. William Farrar answers the question: 'What is a prophylactic mastectomy?'
When Is A Prophylactic Mastectomy Recommended?
Dr. William Wood answers: 'When Is A Prophylactic Mastectomy Recommended?'
Do Women Often Regret Having a Prophylactic Mastectomy?
Dr. Farrar answers the question: 'Do women regret preventive mastectomy?'
Will A Mastectomy Prevent Cancer Recurrence?
Dr. Scott Schell answers the question: 'Will a mastectomy decrease recurrence?'
Do I Need Breast Reconstruction Post-Mastectomy?
Dr. Scott Schell answers the question: 'Do I need breast reconstruction?'
Is Mastectomy the Only Way to Eliminate Tumors?
Dr. Barbara Smith answers the question:' Mastectomy the Only Option for Tumors?'
What Are The Advantages and Disadvantages of Mastectomy and Breast Conservation Surgery?
Dr. Barbara Smith answers the question: Mastectomy vs. Breast Conservation?
What Are The Advantages Of Having Surgery Done By A Breast Cancer Surgeon As Opposed To A General Surgeon?
Dr. Smith answers the question: 'Breast Cancer Surgeon or General Surgeon?'
Is Breast Surgery Riskier if I Have Chemo First?
Dr. Smith answers the question: 'Does Chemo Increase Breast Surgery Risk?'
Should I Schedule Surgery Around My Menstrual Cycle?
Dr. Barbara Smith answers the question: Schedule Surgery Around Menstrual Cycle?
What Is A Skin-Sparing Mastectomy?
Dr. Eva Singletary answers the question: 'What is a skin-sparing mastectomy?'
Do Skin Sparing Mastectomies Increase Recurrence?
Dr. Singletary answers the question: 'Skin-sparing mastectomy and recurrence?'
What Are Lymph Nodes and What Do They Do?
Dr. Edge answers the question: 'What Are Lymph Nodes and What Do They Do?'
How Do Doctors Know if Breast Cancer Has Spread to the Lymph Nodes?
Dr. Stephen Edge answers the question: 'How to Detect Spread to Lymph Nodes?'
What is Lymphedema and How Common Is It?
Dr. Edge answers the question: 'What is Lymphedema and How Common Is It?'
When Is A Sentinel Node Biopsy Considered, and When Is An Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Necessary?
Dr. Rosenberg answers the question: 'When Is Sentinel Node Biopsy Considered?'
Do I Need An Axillary Lymph Node Dissection If I Have In Situ Or Early-Stage Invasive Breast Cancer?
Dr. Melvin Silverstein answers: 'When Do I Need Axillary Lymph Node Dissection?'
How Will My Hand And Arm Feel After an Axillary Lymph Node Dissection?
Pamela Kedziera answers: 'How Will I Feel After Lymph Node Dissection?'
How Can I Manage Pain After Axillary Lymph Node Dissection?
R.N. Kedziera answers: 'How to Manage Pain After Lymph Node Dissection?'
What Non-Drug Methods Can I Use to Reduce Pain?
Pamela Kedziera answers: 'What Non-Drug Methods Can I Use to Reduce Pain?'
How Accurate is Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Late-Stage Cancer?
Dr. Eva Singletary answers: 'Is sentinel node biopsy accurate for late-stage?'
What Are the Effects of the Blue Dye Used in Sentinel Node Biopsy?
Dr. Eva Singletary answers the question: 'What Effect Does Blue Dye Have?'