Researchers have developed the first calculator that clinicians can use to evaluate the benefits and risks of post-mastectomy radiation therapy in women with early breast cancer.
Breast and plastic surgeons work together to offer a range of oncoplastic surgery options to patients, from implants and scar revision to extreme oncoplasty.
While volumes have returned to near pre-pandemic levels, the risk of COVID-19 encouraged creative thinking, and sometimes treatment changes, for breast cancer specialists at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center.
Breast cancer patients’ use of certain dietary supplements before and during chemotherapy is linked to an increased risk of disease recurrence and death, a recent study involving Cleveland Clinic researchers has found.
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After mastectomy, some patients are left without sensation in their breasts, which has negative implications for both safety and quality of life. Risal Djohan, MD, reviews anatomical targets for sensate reconstruction, including his DIEP flap technique.
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center’s new CHIP Clinic will screen and monitor patients with potentially disease-causing somatic mutations called clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP) in blood or bone marrow cells.
The effectiveness of the combination of axillary reverse mapping and lymphaticovenous bypass in reducing lymphedema risk in breast cancer patients has made it the standard of care for women undergoing axillary lymphadenectomy at Cleveland Clinic.
Indocyanine green (ICG) with near infrared (NIR) imaging is the standard for lymphatic mapping in Japan and Europe. A first-in-U.S. study compares it to 99mTc in breast cancer patients.
Can exercise intervention reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities in outcomes of breast cancer survivors over age 65? IMPROVE study is ongoing.
Adding the PI3K inhibitor alpelisib to antiestrogen therapy could be a major breakthrough in treating estrogen-receptor-positive metastatic or advanced breast cancers.