Overview of Developments in Breast Cancer

VIDEO | 18:00

The discovery of genetic markers for breast cancer has transformed the way doctors diagnose and treat the disease. Larry Norton, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, explains that new information about the biology of breast cancer can help doctors predict how breast cancer will behave in each woman and, thereby, help guide treatment decisions. This information is also being used to develop more-targeted therapies for breast cancer.