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July 2014 Research Highlights

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

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

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski talk about:

  • why treating inflammatory breast cancer with three treatments — chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation — improves survival compared to using only one or two of these treatments

  • the reasons why having more moles is linked to a higher risk of breast cancer, though moles themselves DO NOT cause breast cancer

  • research showing that women with an abnormal BRCA1 gene — but not an abnormal BRCA2 gene — diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to survive if they have their ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

  • a study that found combining 3-D mammograms (digital tomosynthesis) and digital mammograms find more breast cancers with fewer false positives

About the guest
Brian Wojciechowski headshot
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 June 29, 2022, 2:49 PM

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