Renewed Energy in Breast Cancer Care
A year ago, Mehra Golshan, MD, MBA, arrived as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services and the interim director of Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Breast Cancer Program, interim chief of Breast Surgery, and quickly infused it with energy and key recruits.
Don’t Delay Breast Cancer Treatment Over Fertility Fears
For many young women with a diagnosis of breast cancer, deciding which treatments to pursue can be a complicated process. A new study from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute finds that a number of young women with breast cancer delay or forgo hormone-blocking therapy due to concerns about how the cancer treatment might affect their fertility.Source: Healthline
Mining Brain Metastasis for Answers
When lung cancer and breast cancer relapse, they often metastasize in the brain. The tumors that arise in the brain develop novel characteristics, differences that oft en confer resistance to existing drug therapies and create opportunities for new detection and treatment approaches for Yale Cancer Center researchers.
Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Trumbull, Fairfield, and at Bridgeport Hospital
Smilow Cancer Hospital, in partnership with the Norma Pfriem Breast Center in Trumbull, Fairfield, and at Bridgeport Hospital, are at the forefront of providing innovative and compassionate multi- disciplinary breast care.
Maryam Lustberg Named Director of The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Chief of Breast Medical Oncology at Yale Cancer Center
Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPH, has been appointed Director of The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Chief of Breast Medical Oncology at Yale Cancer Center.
FDA Clearance for Breast Density Classification AI Algorithm
Academic-industry partnership leading to FDA510(k) clearance for an AI algorithm that assesses breast density from a mammography study and provides an ACR BI-RADS Atlas 5th Edition breast density category.Source: PME Receives FDA Clearance for Breast Density Algorithm