Cryoablation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Safe Option in Older Women

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Exciting News Cryoablation, a groundbreaking treatment for early-stage breast cancer, is proving to be a game-changer for older women! Our very own Dr. Richard Fine presented remarkable findings at The American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting.  KEY HIGHLIGHTS: Study Results: After a 5-year follow-up, the study showed a low ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence rate… Read more »

What is Cancer?

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In partnership with Caris Life Sciences, a pioneer for precision medicine, West Cancer Center & Research Institute is pleased to share the following short videos about cancer. These videos aim to address the basics of cancer, how it occurs, and how common forms of therapy work. Please remember that each patient diagnosis, journey, and treatment... Read more »

Standard-of-Care Treatment Approaches for HR+/HER2 Early Breast Cancer ft. Dr. Gregory Vidal

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In a recent OncLive Peer Exchange, Dr. Gregory Vidal partnered with a panel of breast oncology experts to discuss the standard-of-care treatment approaches for early-stage HR-positive/HER2-negative breast cancer.   Topics include: – Evolution of HER2-negative management – Updates in HR-positive treatment – Importance of genetic testing – Utilization of endocrine therapy – BRCA mutations and… Read more »

Infusion / Chemotherapy

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Chemotherapy is a type of treatment used to treat cancer. The thought of having chemotherapy may cause some anxiety, but knowing what chemotherapy is, how it works, and what to expect can often help relieve your fears. The information below is specific to your chemotherapy experience at West. Should you have any questions, please contact your... Read more »