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Martha Jefferson Healthwise--January 21st

Changes in Surgical Procedures for Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, most women with breast cancer have some form of surgery during the course of their treatment. Surgical procedures can vary depending on the type of breast cancer, and advancements in surgical tools and techniques are occurring every year. Joining us today for Martha Jefferson Healthwise is Mary Beth Revak – MJH TITLE HERE – to share some information on the latest surgical procedures for breast cancer. Click on the video to receive answers to the quesitons below.

What are the most common surgeries performed to treat breast cancer?

Are some surgeries better for certain demographics than others?

How can patients and family members play an active role in determining what treatment path is right for them?


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