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Can Bundled Payment Model Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes?

Bobby Lazzara, MD

November 07, 2016 | Videos Breast Cancer

This Medical News Minute examines a recent study that compared two payment models, fee-for-service vs bundled payment, to see if there was any effect on breast cancer outcomes.

Radiation Boost Reduces Local Recurrence in DCIS Patients

Meena S. Moran, MD

October 25, 2016 | Videos Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer, Radiation Oncology

A study presented last month at ASTRO found that a boost of radiation therapy following lumpectomy in DCIS patients resulted in reduced rates of local recurrence.

Telephone Delivery of BRCA Genetic Counseling

Anita Y. Kinney, PhD, RN

September 08, 2016 | Breast Cancer, Gynecologic Cancers, Ovarian Cancer, Videos Breast Cancer

Telephone Delivery of BRCA Genetic Counseling

Anita Y. Kinney, PhD, RN

September 08, 2016 | Breast Cancer, Gynecologic Cancers, Ovarian Cancer, Videos Breast Cancer

A recent study found that use of telephone-based genetic counseling for women at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers was noninferior to in-person counseling, with no significant adverse effects on long-term outcomes.

EndoPredict vs Oncotype DX for Predicting Breast Cancer Recurrence

Bobby Lazzara, MD

August 18, 2016 | Breast Cancer, Videos Breast Cancer

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study that compared EndoPredict and Oncotype DX, which both predict the likelihood of a breast cancer recurrence.

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