Learn about the latest approaches and technologies that UM Cancer Network breast specialists are utilizing in surgical, medical and radiation oncology, as well as breast imaging.
The coordinated care and strong partnership among physician experts helped save the life of 28-year-old Taylor Niemetz who had a CHEK2 mutation and was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma when she was 22 weeks pregnant.
To meet the needs of the community, UM Capital Region Health is initiating a new breast health program in Prince George's County and Southern Maryland. Breast surgeon, Katerina Tsiapali, MD, is helping to create the innovative program.
At the UM Cancer Network, more clinical trials are available to breast cancer patients. Breast surgeon Meghan Garstka, MD, of Kaufman Cancer Center in Bel Air, details how these trials are working to improve clinical outcomes.
Executing a curative approach to breast cancer treatment requires the support of unique therapies that can help even the most complex patients. Find out how the UM Cancer Network uses the latest therapies from a variety of disciplines to cure breast cancer.
Focusing on both physical and psychological treatments for cancer has become increasingly important. Breast cancer patients can especially benefit from integrative approaches. Learn how the UM Cancer Network's wellness programs help breast cancer patients thrive.
From conducting clinical trials on breast cancer treatments to exploring new horizons in genetic counseling, the UM Cancer Network always searches for new opportunities to enhance the standard of care. See how the Network utilizes promising scientific advances to better diagnose and treat patients.
Only at UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center -- GammaPod is a new stereotactic radiotherapy treatment for early-stage breast cancer. Compared to other forms of partial breast irradiation, this new approach has the advantage of being more targeted, noninvasive and faster: Treatment takes days, not weeks.