November 2014 Research Highlights

 
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In this Breastcancer.org podcast, Brian Wojciechowski, M.D., Breastcancer.org medical adviser, 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 Running time: 17:13These podcasts, along with all the other vital content and community support at Breastcancer.org, only exist because of the generous donations of listeners like you. Please visit Breastcancer.org/support to learn how you can help keep our services free for you and the millions of women who depend on us.

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