Breast Cancer Videos
To learn more about breast cancer and its treatment, watch these videos developed and reviewed by the health experts at Healthology.
What causes cancer and why is it so hard to treat? Leading experts provide an overview of cancer, from what goes wrong in a cell's genetic instructions to the latest treatment strategies. Duration 04:56.
A Good Doctor-Patient Relationship in Breast Cancer
Women with breast cancer face overwhelming decisions. And having the support of friends and family is key. But women who have been through it say that having a caring doctor, one who you know is looking out for your best interests, can make all the difference. Hear what patients and doctors have to say about pulling together a caring and coordinated treatment team. Duration: 05:12.
Advice to Women Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is a disease that can turn a woman's world upside down. There seem to be a million questions that need to be answered. But there are ways to help organize not only how you treat the disease, but the way in which you approach getting the right information to make treatment decisions. Discover what doctors and patients say about becoming your own best advocate. Duration: 05:19.
Are Some Breast Cancers Different than Others?
Certain breast cancers mean different things. Learn what tests can determine the type of breast cancer you have, and how this information can affect your treatment. Duration: 04:47.
Be Active in Your Breast Cancer Treatment
Today, breast cancer patients may be treated by a multidisciplinary team of specialists, consisting of nurses, oncologists, surgeons, social workers, nutritionists and genetic counselors. However, patients, too, have a critical role in their treatment. Duration: 05:00.
Chemotherapy Options for Metastatic Breast Cancer
Learning about all of the different treatment options for metastatic breast cancer can be daunting. Here is what you need to know about chemotherapy. Duration: 05:44
Herceptin in Her2-positive Breast Cancer
Herceptin is a drug commonly used to treat metastatic breast cancer when it’s a type known as Her2 positive. What is this drug, and how does it work? Duration: 04:16.
How to Spot the Different Types of Breast Cancer
Not all breast cancers are the same. Learn about the different tests that can tell you which type of breast cancer you have. Duration: 05:13.
Know Your Target: Treating Hormone-Driven Breast Cancer
Specific hormones cause nearly two-thirds of breast tumors to grow. Knowing which type of breast cancer you have can improve treatment. Duration: 06:36.
Hormone Replacement Therapy vs. Hormonal Treatment: What's the Difference?
Hormone replacement therapy was once used to help women combat the side effects of menopause. But recent studies indicate it may do more harm than good. On the other hand hormonal treatment of breast cancer is very different and can be very useful. In this therapy, doctors attempt to block the production of hormones that are feeding the growth of the cancer. Find out exactly what distinguishes these two therapies from one another. Duration: 05:15.
Preventing Breast Cancer Recurrence: What's Right for Me?
Women and their doctors sometimes have different perspectives on the treatment for breast cancer. Listen to experts discuss treatment goals and the impact these have on daily life. Duration: 05:12.
The Benefits of Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients
Yoga offers physical as well as emotional benefits for women with breast cancer. Duration: 01:29.
Treating HER2 Metastatic Breast Cancer
If you have Her2 breast cancer, there are good treatment options available. Tune in to learn about one type of targeted therapy that works to destroy breast cancer at its source. Duration: 04:21.
Treatment Options HER2+ Breast Cancer
There are at least four different kinds of breast cancer and each is treated differently. For HER2+ breast cancer, a chemotherapy drug is typically the best option. Here's an overview of the drugs used to treat breast cancer. Duration: 5:00.
Understanding Hormonal Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer
Studies show great promise for drugs called aromatase inhibitors in fighting the recurrence of breast cancer. Find out who may benefit, and what advantages these drugs may hold over tamoxifen. Duration: 04:25.
Understanding the Stages of Breast Cancer
Breast cancer stages tell us the characteristics of the cancer and if it has spread beyond the breast tissue. Doctors can use this information to guide treatment decisions. Learn how staging is vital in determining next steps. Duration: 05:12.
Using Aromatase Inhibitors in Early Stage Breast Cancer
Three aromatase inhibitors are being used to fight breast cancer. They are well established as hormonal agents against advanced-stage disease. Now doctors say they offer promise for some women in treating early breast cancer, too. Duration: 04:17.