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November 2014 Research Highlights

Brian Wojciechowski, MD, Breastcancer.org's medical adviser, discusses research from November 2014.
Mar 27, 2019
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In this Breastcancer.org podcast, Dr. Brian Wojciechowski discusses some of the research that was published in November 2014.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski explain:

  • results of a study that found calcium channel blockers, a common type of high blood pressure medicine, don’t increase breast cancer risk

  • new guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology on complementary therapies for breast cancer

  • why more U.S. women are choosing mastectomy over lumpectomy to remove early-stage breast cancer

  • how the experimental targeted therapy olaparib works and why it may work against advanced-stage cancers in people with an abnormal BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene

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 June 29, 2022, 2:45 PM

 
 
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