Breast Cancer Advances In Detection, Treatment And Cure

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The Office of Research on Women's Health is broadcasting the second in a series of podcasts on breast cancer "Pinn Point on Women's Health".

The monthly podcast will discuss the latest news in women's health research and will include conversations with guests on a variety of subjects. In this episode, Dr. Pinn discusses new developments in the detection, treatment and cure of breast cancer, a major health concern for women and their families, with Dr. Larissa Korde, National Cancer Institute Staff Clinician and Dr. Worta McCaskill-Stevens, Program Director, Cancer Prevention Branch, Medical Oncologist, National Cancer Institute.


"While we don't have all the answers yet," emphasized Dr. Pinn, we are making great strides in understanding breast cancer, the most common malignancy in women." Drs. Korde and McCaskill-Stevens both agreed that the wave of the future is to explore the concept of individualized treatment in order to develop targeted therapies for breast cancer.

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