A lot of exciting advancements in breast cancer research were announced this past December at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). In a previous post, we touched upon some of the developments in breast cancer screening, prevention and genetic testing. In this post, we will look at several other interesting updates presented at the 2014 SABCS.
- Predicting outcome for women with DCIS who avoid radiation.
- Developments in radiation therapy suggesting women could benefit from shorter courses of radiation therapy as opposed to longer courses.
- Trends and controversies surround contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.