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Ask the Experts: Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatments

In this video, Darria Long Gillespie, MD, an emergency physician and Sharecare’s Senior Vice President of Clinical Strategy, discusses chemotherapy, radiation and other therapies used to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.

Prophylactic Mastectomy May Have No Benefit
Prophylactic Mastectomy May Have No Benefit
Christina Applegate (2008) and Sharon Osborne (2012) opted for double mastectomies after discovering breast cancer in one breast. They wanted to reduc...
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What can I expect after a mastectomy in the long term?
Columbia University Department of SurgeryColumbia University Department of Surgery
Patients generally feel better within two weeks; full recovery takes about four to eight weeks depen...
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What is external beam radiation for breast cancer treatment?
St Francis Medical CenterSt Francis Medical Center
Traditional external beam radiation delivers a specific dose of radiation to the breast. Most patien...
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What Can I Expect When I Am in Remission From Cancer?
What Can I Expect When I Am in Remission From Cancer?