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Breast Cancer: Treatment

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Breast cancer surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic breast cancer surgeon, discusses screening guidelines and advances in breast cancer surgery.

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Will I need Chemotherapy for My Breast Cancer?

This video discusses how tumor receptors, lymph nodes, genomic assays, and breast cancer stage are used to determine if a breast cancer patient will benefit from chemotherapy.

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How Herceptin Works: the Mechanism of Action

A video animation that illustrates how Herceptin attaches itself to the HER2 receptors on the surface of breast cancer cells and blocks them from receiving growth signals.

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