We teach you how "stage" and "type of breast cancer" is determined. Learn how stage can guide treatment decisions.
CourseBreast Cancer Surgery
Breast Cancer Surgery Course
Our 24 breast surgery video lessons (below) will teach you what to discuss with your breast surgeon. Learn everything about your breast cancer, breast cancer surgery and cutting-edge treatment options.
We teach you how your tumor receptors, lymph nodes, genomic assays, and breast cancer stage indicates if you would benefit from chemotherapy.
We teach you about genomic testing and how these sophisticated tests can guide you to personalized therapies for your breast cancer.
We teach you about the benefits of neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Chemotherapy before surgery, rather than afterwards, may offer distinct advantages in your unique breast cancer situation.
We teach you why HER2-Positive breast cancers are more threatening and educate you about new therapies such as targeted immunotherapy and neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
We teach you why triple negative breast cancer is a threatening. Learn how it is treated, and its link to the BRCA genetic mutation.
We teach you about short-course breast brachytherapy radiation for women who undergo a lumpectomy for early stage breast cancer. Accelerated partial breast radiation is an option for well-selected patients.
We teach you about intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) for early stage breast cancer. This one-time dose of accelerated partial breast radiation is an option in some with early stage breast cancer.
We teach you about the types of breast cancer recurrence, why recurrence is a threat to you, and how recurrent breast cancer is treated.
We teach you about multidisciplinary breast cancer care. You get better care when your breast cancer specialists work together as a team. This is the foundation of NAPBC accredited Breast Centers.