Breast Cancer Treatments Garfield NJ

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Michael Schuster
(212) 746-2119
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY
Specialties
Oncology
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Norman Lester Rosen
(914) 965-2060
3333 Henry Hudson Way
Bronx, NY
Business
Norman Lester Rosen MD
Specialties
Oncology
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Ron Bakal
(212) 679-6464
461 Park Avenue South
New York, NY
Business
Ron Bakal MD PC
Specialties
Urology, ONCOLOGY,KIDNEY STONES, INFERTILITY, INCONTINENCE, MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURES FOR BPH,PROSTATE CANCER,HPV AND OTHER STD TREATMENT.
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: All insurances ie: CIGNA, GHI, OXFORD, MEDICARE, HIP, HEALTHFIRST, FIRSTHEALTH. ATLANTIS, WELLCARE, BLUE CROSS, HORIZON, MAGNACARE, 1199, AMERICHOICE, AETNA, ELDERPLAN, HEALTHNET, MULTIPLAN,
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency Training: MONTEFIORE/ALBERT EINSTEIN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Medical School: UMDNJ-NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL NEWARK, 1995
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Hebrew,Spanish,Russian

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Steven Edward Vogl
(718) 519-7774
2220 Tiemann Ave
Bronx, NY
Business
Steven Edward Vogl MD
Specialties
Oncology
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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meena Ahluwalia
(718) 250-6960
121 dekalb Ave
brooklyn, NY
Specialties
Oncology, Hematology Medical Oncology
Doctor Information
Residency Training: Wyckoff Heights medical center

Additional Information
Member Organizations: ASCO ASH AMA
Awards: patient's choice award 2008,2009


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Herbert Gretz
(212) 427-9898
525 E 68Th St
New York, NY
Specialties
Oncology

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Richard G Stock MD
(212) 241-7502
1184 5th Ave
New York, NY
Specialties
Oncology

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Kee Y Shum MD
(212) 941-0660
254 Canal St
New York, NY
Specialties
Oncology

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Louis Juden Reed
(718) 863-8465
1180 Morris Park Ave
Bronx, NY
Business
Louis Juden Reed MD
Specialties
Oncology
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Farida P Chaudhri MD
(718) 358-3057
146-01 45th Ave
Flushing, NY
Specialties
Oncology

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One Week Radiation Effective Breast Cancer Treatment

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Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using a type of radiation seed implants called balloon brachytherapy, a newer type of radiation treatment that offers more convenience to early-stage breast cancer patients by shortening radiation therapy from the standard six to seven weeks of treatment to only one week, is as effective in keeping breast cancer from coming back as the standard external beam radiation treatment, according to a study presented September 22, 2008, at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology's 50th Annual Meeting in Boston.

"Not only does it make radiation treatment much more convenient, it may actually increase the rate of breast conservation, since some women choose mastectomy because they live too far from a radiation center and cannot afford the time and expense of six to seven weeks of living or traveling to the center," Peter Beitsch, M.D., lead author of the study and a surgical oncologist at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Dallas, said. "Also, there are many women with breast cancer who for a host of reasons don't receive the necessary postoperative radiation and the shortened course should hopefully allow more women to receive the therapy that they need."

Many women with breast cancer are able to undergo breast conserving therapy to keep their breast after treatment. Typically, this means they first have surgery to remove the breast cancer (a lumpectomy) followed by a course of radiation therapy to kill any cancer cells that may remain. The standard breast cancer radiation therapy treatment takes a few minutes, every day, Monday through Friday, for six to seven weeks.

Brachytherapy is one of several methods of APBI, which treats only the area surrounding the tumor, instead of the whole breast. During this type of breast brachytherapy, after the tumor has been removed from the breast, the doctor inserts a small balloon into the cavity. That balloon is then attached to a catheter that delivers high doses of radiation via tiny radioactive seeds into the lumpectomy cavity.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) MammoSite RTS Registry Trial evaluated data from more than 1,400 women with early stage breast cancer who were treated with balloon brachytherapy using the MammoSite Radiation Therapy System, one type of breast brachytherapy. In this study, 400 women were followed for nearly four years and results show that women with early-stage breast cancer who are treated with APBI using this type of balloon brachytherapy had the same chance of the cancer returning as those who had the standard radiation treatment.

For more information on radiation therapy for breast cancer, visit http://newswise.com/articles/view/544312/www.rtanswers.org .

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