Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer among women and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. It is, however, quite treatable. For more information, go to www.aboutbreasthealth.com.
These physicians treat breast cancer:
Robert C.G. Martin, II, M.D., Ph.D.
Kelly M. McMasters, M.D., Ph.D.
Amy R. Quillo, M.D.
Charles R. Scoggins, M.D., M.B.A.
Special therapies for breast cancer offered by the Division of Surgical Oncology:
- Partial mastectomy
- Mammosite brachytherapy (balloon radiation)
- Total mastectomy
- Skin-sparing mastectomy
- Areola-sparing mastectomy
- Nipple-sparing mastectomy
- Immediate reconstruction
- Sentinel node biopsy
- Axillary dissection
Research protocols currently open for breast cancer:
- Nipple aspirate fluid study
- Decision analysis study
- Stress study
- Biomarkers/tissue repository studies
- NCIC MA-27 (trial of aromatase inhibitors)
Expertise By Disease Site
University Surgical Associates
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