Testing for the classic hereditary breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, has been available and widely offered since their discovery in the 1990s. However, new technologies in genetic testing have recently uncovered information about other genes linked to hereditary breast cancer.
Breast Cancer in Men
Breast cancer in men is a rare condition in which certain cells in the breast become abnormal and multiply without control to form a tumor.
Adjuvant therapy is a term used to describe interventions given before or after tumor surgery to maximize the effectiveness of cancer treatment, which includes chemotherapy, radiation and the newer targeted and biological therapies.
The Breast Program in the Department of Radiation Oncology is staffed by leading radiation-therapy experts who provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care to patients with breast cancer.
Massachusetts General Hospital's Pain Management Center offers advanced pain management therapies for patients experiencing moderate to severe levels of cancer-related pain.
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