2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: Lumpectomy Plus Radiation vs. Mastectomy for Early-Stage Disease

2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: Lumpectomy Plus Radiation vs. Mastectomy for Early-Stage Disease

Marisa Weiss, MD, Breastcancer.org chief medical officer, discusses a study looking at lumpectomy plus radiation vs. mastectomy for early-stage breast cancer.
Oct 19, 2016
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In this Breastcancer.org podcast, Dr. Marisa Weiss discusses a study examining survival rates after lumpectomy plus radiation or mastectomy for early-stage breast cancer. The study was presented at the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Dec. 8-12.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Weiss explain:

  • why lumpectomy plus radiation and mastectomy are both good choices for early-stage breast cancer surgery

  • why one type of surgery might be recommended over the other

  • why the researchers think there might have been a difference in survival rates

About the guest
 
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Marisa C. Weiss, MD

Dr. Weiss is regarded as a visionary advocate for her innovative and steadfast approach to informing individuals to protect their breast health and overcome the challenges of breast cancer. Dr. Weiss currently practices at Lankenau Medical Center, where she serves as director of breast radiation oncology and director of breast health outreach. Learn more.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:48 PM

 
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