New findings reveal a link between obesity and death from breast cancer. Memorial Sloan Kettering clinical nutritionist Cara Anselmo talks about the issue and offers tips on maintaining a healthy weight when coping with breast cancer.
Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discusses how opportunities like Ms. Jolie Pitt speaking openly about her BRCA mutation and her choice to pursue surgeries creates teachable moments for the public in The New York Times.
Exercise-scientist Lee Jones discusses his latest research in The New York Times that found aerobic exercise slowed the growth of breast cancer tumors and made the cancer more sensitive to chemotherapy.
Misconceptions may be keeping many women from getting breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, even though the procedure can help improve quality of life for cancer survivors, according to a new review. MSK’s Monica Morrow and Babak J. Mehrara are mentioned.
Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis discussed new recommendations from the American Society of Clinical Oncology that suggest that breast cancer patients take the drug tamoxifen for 10 years after treatment instead of 5.