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November 2014 Research Highlights

Brian Wojciechowski, MD,'s medical adviser, discusses research from November 2014.
Mar 27, 2019

In this 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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