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Join UCLA breast surgeon Maggie DiNome, MD, as she discusses surgery options for breast cancer and demystifies the idea that the bigger the surgery the better the outcome for most early-stage breast cancer patients. She will also discuss the pros and cons of bilateral mastectomies for breast cancer prevention.
UCLA surgical oncologist Helena Chang, MD, PhD, discusses various breast and lymph node surgeries available to women depending on the stage of breast cancer and a woman's genetics and personal preference.
UCLA radiation oncologist, Jeffrey Demanes, MD, and UCLA breast surgeon Raquel Prati, MD, discuss Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT), a new and exciting treatment option for patients with breast cancer. IORT is given as treatment in patients when the cancer is detected early and it can be used as a supplement to external beam radiation in patients with more extensive disease. In selected patients, this novel technique allows surgery and radiation to be done in one session.
UCLA plastic surgeon, Charles Tseng, MD, discusses options for breast reconstruction after mastectomy and lumpectomy, from "flaps" to implants. He will also discuss the importance of a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to breast reconstruction.
UCLA diganosic radiologist Nanette DeBruhl, MD discusses breast imaging techniques that are currently used for the screening and diagnosis of various breast conditions. Also learn about the evidence-based role of breast ultrasound, MRI, mammography and tomosynthesis.
UCLA family medicine physician, Karen Duvall, MD and gentic counselor, Joyce Seldon MS, discusses how to reduce your chances for breast cancer by adopting healthy behaviors.