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October 2014 Research Highlights

Medical adviser Brian Wojciechowski, MD, discusses research from the month of October.
Jun 25, 2020

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

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski explain:

  • results of a study that found the targeted therapy Herceptin offers long-lasting benefits for women diagnosed with early-stage HER2-positive disease

  • a study that found occult cancers in more than 2% of women who were having their ovaries removed preventively because of genetics or family history

  • why Hispanic women still need to take steps to reduce their risk of breast cancer, even if they have a genetic variant that may lower their risk

  • why more research is needed before a new genomic test can be used to make treatment decisions

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, 2:47 PM

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