"This is truly groundbreaking," says Marisa Weiss, M.D., director of breast radiation oncology at Lankenau Hospital and president and founder of Breastcancer.org. "There is no 'one size fits all' treatment plan. A breast cancer patient's pathology report helps each patient customize her treatment course to the exact nature and extent of her specific cancer diagnosis ... from deciding on what kind of surgery to evaluating the role of radiation, chemotherapy, hormonal, and targeted therapies, and potential participation in clinical trials.
"What's particularly exciting about the Breastcancer.org Breast Cancer Diagnosis Guide is that it takes the understanding a step further by allowing patients to get background information and research news that is directly relevant to her particular diagnosis and situation. This is profoundly important as breast cancer treatment and surveillance plans become more personalized." Continue reading at Physicians News.