Breast Cancer Awareness Q&A with Therapeutic Radiologist, Christin Knowlton, MD
As we honor Breast Cancer Awareness month, I would encourage our patients and families as well as all of us at Smilow Cancer Hospital to pause and remember that each person's breast cancer experience is unique and meaningful.
Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Using Precision Medicine to Treat Breast Cancer
Yale New Haven Health is bringing precision medicine to breast cancer patients at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital (L+M) with a new imaging agent that is designed specifically to detect certain types of recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Community Tumor Board: Innovative Breast Cancer Therapies: New Systemic Therapies and Surgical Options
On October 13, 2021, members of our breast cancer care community presented on "Innovative Breast Cancer Therapies: New Systemic Therapies and Surgical Options" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Breast Cancer Awareness Q&A with Pathologist Malini Harigopal, MD
Patients and their families need to be aware that although patients almost never meet the pathologist who read their report, as they work “behind the scenes,” pathologists work in close communication with clinical teams to define optimal treatment strategies tailored to each individual patient’s need.
Breast Cancer: Exploring Treatment Options
On October 12, 2021, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, team members from our Greenwich Care Center presented on "Exploring Treatment Options" as part of our Smilow Shares series. Presentations by Drs. Allysa Gillego, Beverly Drucker, and Allison Campbell
How To Talk To Your Family About Cancer Risk — And Why It's So Important
Sharing with your health care provider who in your family has had cancer and what type can not only help them determine whether genetic testing is right for you — but it can also inform the lifestyle changes you might want to make to reduce your risk of the cancers in your family.Source: Today.com
In New Role, Oncologist Aims to Build ‘Foundations of a Culture’ that Ensures Equality
Barbara Burtness, MD, understands that — in the medical profession — a culture of inclusion and diversity doesn’t just happen. It must be learned. In her new role as interim associate director for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Yale Cancer Center, she wants to help teach it.Source: Healio
Yale Spinout Shows How Targeting Cancer Cells' Acidic Environment Might Enhance Immunotherapy
Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Antibody-drug conjugates such as AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s Enhertu have shown unparalleled efficacy in certain biomarker-driven tumor types. But those therapies are not as effective at attacking cancer cells that lack the antigen they are designed to target. Yale University spinout Cybrexa Therapeutics is reporting promising early evidence indicating it may have a solution to that shortcoming.Source: Fierce Biotech
Olive Oil’s Many Health Benefits to be Explored in Yale Symposium in Spain
An annual international symposium on olive oil and health hosted by the Yale School of Public Health is heading to the center of the olive oil world – Spain – where leading experts will gather later this year to examine the potential and impact of what some call “liquid gold.”