comscoreAugust and September 2014 Research Highlights

August and September 2014 Research Highlights

Medical adviser Brian Wojciechowski, MD, discusses research from September 2014.
Oct 19, 2016

In this podcast, Dr. Brian Wojciechowski discusses some of the research that was published in August and September 2014.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski explain:

  • results of a study that found an abnormal PALB2 gene increases breast cancer risk more than previously thought

  • why bisphosphonates don’t reduce risk in women who’ve never been diagnosed with breast cancer

  • the risk-reducing benefits of exercise for postmenopausal women

  • the risks and benefits of double mastectomy versus lumpectomy plus radiation for women at average risk diagnosed with breast cancer in just one breast

About the guest
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Brian Wojciechowski, MD

Dr. Wojo is a medical oncologist outside of Philadelphia, PA, with Crozer Health. His research has been presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, and he is a speaker on medical ethics and the biology of cancer. Dr. Wojo sees cancer as a scientifically complex disease with psychological, social, and spiritual dimensions.

— Last updated on May 2, 2022, 3:02 PM

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