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BREAST CANCER TREATMENT OPTIONS
Rethink Pink: From Awareness to Knowledge
Catheryn Yashar, M.D.
Chief, Gynecologic Cancer and Breast Cancer Services, UCSD Dep...
Too often, I encounter a newly-diagnosed, frightened woman who doesn't know that the choice for treatment is hers to make. Her surgeon, medical oncologist, and the radiation oncologist are all there to help guide her, but ultimately the decision should be -- must be -- hers.
40 Years Later, Relearning That Sometimes Less Is More in Breast Cancer
Executive Director, Breast Cancer Action
Given the toll treatment can take, every woman should be able to make her own decisions about her health care based on her values and priorities -- and to do so women need access to independent evidence-based data to inform their decisions.
Why A Mastectomy Was The Best Choice For Me
Amy Curran Baker
Author, 'Now What? A Patient's Guide to Recovery After Masectomy'
I decided that I would undergo a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. I remember the frustration I felt at not having the mastectomy sooner. I wanted to fast track the whole thing. I wanted those things off yesterday.
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