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Listen to the latest news, issues, and breakthroughs in breast cancer research and treatment, presented by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) expert doctors on the Patient Power Radio Show, hosted by Andrew Schorr.

From Pathologist to Breast Cancer Survivor - September 16, 2011
In a matter of days, SCCA breast pathologist Dr. Kim Allison went from diagnosing cancer in other people to exploring treatment options for her own stage III breast cancer. In this webcast you will hear her story of survival, and how treatment with what some call the "red devil" inspired her to pen her memoir, Red Sunshine.

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An Expert Opinion: The News on Lymph Node Removal in Breast Cancer - February 9, 2011
Andrew Schorr talks with SCCA’s Dr. Ben Anderson, MD, about a recent study that shows that early breast cancers may require less lymph node surgery than previously thought.

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 Breast Cancer Screening for High-Risk Women - November 11, 2009
Dr. Wendy DeMartini, MD, and Patient Power’s Andrew Schorr discuss the use of breast MRI, with special emphasis on evidence-based uses for screening in high-risk women.

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Surgical Options for Breast Cancer - October 28, 2009
Listen as Dr. Kristine Calhoun, MD, breast surgical specialist at SCCA, discusses which surgical options are available for women with various stages of breast cancer.

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Breast Cancer Imaging - October 21, 2009
In a perfect world, early detection of cancer and seamless collaboration between radiologists, surgeons, and oncologists would change the lives of many patients. With more than 250,000 new breast cancer diagnoses each year in the U.S., specialists around the country are doing their best to perfect screening methods, and in many cases, these tools are assessing whether or not therapies are effective. Hear Dr. Peter Eby, MD, discuss the standards for breast cancer care across the country.

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 Breakthroughs in Research on Breast Cancer: Neoadjuvant Therapy and Dynamic Imaging - November 12, 2008
Dr. Jennifer Specht, MD, discusses the latest research on breast cancer at SCCA, including neoadjuvant therapy and dynamic imaging. Joining Dr. Specht and Andrew Schorr is one of Dr. Specht’s patients, Jenelle Sable, who was treated recently at SCCA. 

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 Molecular Imaging for Breast Cancer: State-of-the-Art Studies at SCCA - October 22, 2008
Hear from experts Dr. David Mankoff, MD, Dr. Hannah Linden, MD, and Erin Schubert, who are spearheading state-of-the-art clinical studies for patients with breast cancer. Learn more about tumor-receptor imaging and the trend of matching cancer treatment to the characteristics of the patient and the biologic tumor features.

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 Partial Breast Irradiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients - September 24, 2008 
Dr. Janice Kim, MD, radiation oncology specialist, joins Andrew Schorr to discuss how accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) is giving some breast cancer patients alternative treatment options.

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 Anti-Angiogenic Therapy Inhibiting Tumor Growth in Breast Cancer - April 9, 2008
Dr. Julie Gralow, MD, talks about inhibiting tumor growth in breast cancer and answers questions about the latest news in the treatment of breast cancer.

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 Breakthroughs in Breast Imaging - October 3, 2007
Dr. Constance Lehman, MD, PhD, director of breast imaging, discusses the importance of imaging tools that aid in early detection. Terry Duffy, a breast cancer survivor who had a history of breast cancer in her family, also joins the program to share her compelling story about how an MRI detected her breast cancer, when in the past other methods did not detect cancer.

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