The holiday season is a time of food and festivities which present certain challenges for cancer patients having chemotherapy or radiation therapy for who may find “traditional” foods intolerable or even off limits.
Nearly 227,000 women and more than 2,000 men are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the U.S., making it the second most common form of cancer behind skin cancer. If you, or someone you care about, have been diagnosed with breast cancer, you are likely to have questions. On Wednesday evening Jefferson medical oncologist Allison M. Zibelli, MD will more »
Radiation therapy is an important therapeutic option for patients diagnosed with breast cancer. The radiation oncologists at The Jefferson Breast Care Center offer breast cancer patients advanced radiation therapy treatments using state-of-the-art technology that can improve patient outcomes and reduce the radiation exposure to healthy tissue and organs. One such option for women is called Active Breathing Coordination (ABC) and it more »