Breast Cancer Videos: Questions Answered
Videos: Breast Cancer: Diagnosis, Breast cancer Screening, Mammography, Breast Radiation Therapy, Sterotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Mastectomy - UCLA
Answers to the following questions can be found in the videos above:
- I am not sure when to start with breast cancer screening. When should I get a mammography?
- I have a breast lump. I was sent for a mammography, which came back negative. Should I worry about it?
- I was diagnosed with breast cancer. How do I know if the cancer has spread outside the breast?
- What is Sterotactic Body Radiation Therapy of SBRT?
- What are the indications for Sterotactic Body Radiation Therapy?
- What is required to perform Sterotactic Body Radiation Therapy?
- Why should I have SBRT treatments at UCLA?
- What should I expect after SBRT treatments?
- How does radiation work?
- How important is radiation therapy for women with breast cancer?
- What is the schedule for radiation delivery? And what should I expect each day when I come for radiation?
- Are there alternatives to the standard six and a half week course of radiation therapy?
- What are the side-effects of breast radiation therapy?
- How is partial breast radiation therapy done?
- Who is a candidate for partial breast radiation?
- How is the actual treatment given?
- Is partial breast radiation therapy safe and effective?
- I am having a lumpectomy for treating breast cancer. I was surprised to see that I was scheduled for a partial mastectomy. Is there any difference?
- I have breast cancer and my doctor recommended a sentinel lymph node biopsy. How is this procedure done?
- And how many lymph nodes will be removed?
- What is breast radiation therapy? And what is the rationale for it?