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Topic: Podcast: Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

Forum: Share Your Experiences Of Life After A Breast Cancer Diagnosis —

Share your experiences of life after a breast cancer diagnosis and offer advice on how you cope with life's daily challenges, including how you develop a new daily/weekly routine while you deal with breast cancer.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2021 03:52PM

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Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

June 9, 2021

Brian wojciechowski md final 6340

Brian Wojciechowski, M.D., practices medical oncology in Delaware County, Pennsylvania at Riddle, Taylor, and Crozer hospitals and also serves as Breastcancer.org's medical adviser. A native of South Philadelphia, he trained at Temple University School of Medicine and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Wojciechowski is a sought-after speaker on the topics of medical ethics and the biology of cancer.

One of the goals of treatment for DCIS and early-stage breast cancer — which is stage I, II, or stage III cancer — is to stop the cancer from coming back, called recurrence by doctors. Dr. Wojciechowski joined us to talk about recurrence risk and how it's estimated.

Listen to the episode to hear Dr. Wojciechowski discuss:

  • the factors used to determine each breast cancer's risk of recurrence
  • the steps a person can take to help keep the risk of recurrence as low as it can be
  • how tests called tumor genomic assays can help estimate the risk of recurrence

Running time: 16:39

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Jun 11, 2021 07:31PM 2019whatayear wrote:

Thanks for this podcast, that was a good interview and lots of great info

5/6/2019 IDC 2cm, micromet 1/9 nodes, BRCA2+, ER+, PR+, HER- BMX 6/2019, A/C & Taxol 2019, Radiation, BSO - preventative 2/2020, Letrozole 3/1/2020, Started Lynparza for 1 year preventative on 7/18/2021
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Jun 12, 2021 11:11AM Moderators wrote:

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