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New Treatment Options for Breast Cancer Middle River MD

Most of them however are used in combination with surgery for best effects, either prior to it, in order to reduce the size of the tumor or after the operation, in order to remove any remaining cancerous cells. For a better understanding of these alternative treatment methods for breast cancer, we ll take a closer look at each, explaining how they work and in what cases they might prove useful.

Yvonne Lynn Ottaviano, MD
9000 Franklin Square Dr
Baltimore, MD
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1987

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Yvonne Lynn Ottavian, MS
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9103 Franklin Square Dr Rm 2226
Baltimore, MD
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Graduation Year: 2007

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Ashkan Bahrani
(410) 687-5300
9114 Philadelphia Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Mohan K Tummala, MD
9000 Franklin Square Dr
Baltimore, MD
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Graduation Year: 2007

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Myo Thant
(410) 687-5300
9114 Philadelphia Rd
Baltimore, MD
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Hematology / Oncology

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Elias George Elias, MD
(443) 777-7911
9103 Franklin Square Dr Ste 2300
Baltimore, MD
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Oncology (Cancer), Abdominal Surgery
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Male
Education
Medical School: Kasr El Aini Fac Med Cairo Univ, Cairo (915-02 After 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1957
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Hospital: Franklin Square Hosp Ctr, Baltimore, Md
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9000 Franklin Square Dr
Baltimore, MD
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1971

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(443) 777-7147
9103 Franklin Square Dr
Baltimore, MD
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Hematology / Oncology

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Myo Min, MD
(410) 687-5300
8114 Sandpiper Cir Ste 211
Baltimore, MD
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Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
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Medical School: Inst Of Med I, Yangon, Myanmar
Graduation Year: 1985

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(443) 777-7911
9103 Franklin Square Dr
Baltimore, MD
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New Treatment Options for Breast Cancer

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New Treatment Options For Breast Cancer
By Nishanth Reddy 
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Although surgery is the most effective (and hence, the most widely used) breast cancer treatment method, there are several other ways of dealing with the disease, some are more powerful than the others. These include radiation therapy, chemotherapy or hormonal therapy, each of them with their own assets and downsides.

Most of them however are used in combination with surgery for best effects, either prior to it, in order to reduce the size of the tumor or after the operation, in order to remove any remaining cancerous cells. For a better understanding of these alternative treatment methods for breast cancer, we ll take a closer look at each, explaining how they work and in what cases they might prove useful.

Radiation Therapy
Radiation therapy uses powerful gamma rays (x-rays) which target the specific area that needs to be treated with high precision. Usually, radiation therapy is performed after surgery, to destroy any cancer cells that have not been removed or the ones that formed up where the tumor was removed. Although it can t be used as, a treatment on its own, radiation therapy is one of the most accepted post-surgery methods of breast conserving therapy (BCT) and has a high chance of stopping the cancer from recurring.

As with all treatments involving x-rays, there are some downsides to radiation therapy. First, in order to wipe out the cancerous cells that might have formed (or remained) in the area where the tumor was removed from, the x-rays will eventually damage some of the healthy tissue too. Although the process is highly precise, the rays cannot make a difference between cancerous and normal cells, so they burn them together.

Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy involves the administration of drugs that kill the cancer cells or stop them from growing. Most chemotherapy medications are given through an intravenous line, although some are administered in pill form. Chemotherapy is a harsh regime, which often makes people feel more ill than the illness they are suffering from; however, it has been proved very effective.

Chemotherapy is a great treatment method to use both prior and after surgery. With the help of this method, you can virtually contract the cancerous tumor before the actual surgery, making it easier and less complex to remove. In addition, chemotherapy is used in the same sense as radiation therapy after the surgical intervention, to stop the diseased cells to recur.

Chemotherapy is administered usually in cycles where each cycle consists of a period of intensive treatment that lasts for a few days or weeks followed by a week of recovery. Most patients with breast cancer have two to four cycles of chemotherapy to start with before tests are performed to see what effects it has had on the cancer.

Chemotherapy is differe...

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