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More Than Pink: Biosimilars May Provide More Treatment Options with Dr. Wendy Chen

Wendy Y. Chen MD, MPH, Senior Physician, Breast Oncology Center Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Faculty member, Harvard Medical School Biosimilar pharmalogics are made from living organisms and offer a new and exciting way to treat breast cancer which can be less expensive, have fewer side effects and replicate the results of their chemical based counterparts.…

More Than Pink: Targeted Therapies, Biologics and Biosimilars with Dr. Keith Knutson

Keith L. Knutson is the Director of the Discovery and Translation Lab’s Cancer Research Program and a Ph.D., Consultant in the Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Florida. We are getting more and more sophisticated in determining the types of breast cancer tumors and how they act in the body. Dr. Knutson and his team at…

More Than Pink: Results of the TailorX Study with Dr. Joseph Sparano

Today’s guest is Dr. Joseph Sparano, Professor of Medicine & Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Chemotherapy has been a gold standard for treatment of breast cancer and often over-treats women who may not need this aggressive treatment to treat their breast cancer. Dr. Sparano serves as the study chair for…

More Than Pink: Solving Breast Cancer with Math with Dr. Dr. Tom Yankeelov

Dr. Tom Yankeelov,W. A. “Tex” Moncrief, Jr. Chair in Computational Engineering and Sciences IV – Computational Oncology The overall goal of Dr. Thomas Yankeelov’s clinical research is to improve patient care by employing advanced imaging methods for the early identification, assessment, and prediction of tumors’ response to therapy. He develops tumor forecasting methods by integrating…

More Than Pink: More Than Just a Screening with Dr. Elizabeth Morris

As a breast imaging doctor, Dr. Elizabeth Morris interprets radiology images such as mammography (including 3D tomosynthesis and contrast-enhanced mammography), breast ultrasound, and breast MRI (including abbreviated MRI). She also does breast biopsies with imaging guidance. She and her team have pioneered high-risk screening with MRI and offer personalized screening to women with average risk…

More Than Pink: Life of a Cancer Cell with Dr. Joan Brugge

Dr. Brugge is currently Director of the Ludwig Center at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Brugge has held full professorships at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, and the University of Pennsylvania, where she was named also named as an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. From 1992-1997, Dr. Brugge was Scientific Director…

More Than Pink: Science Fiction Turned Reality – Nanotech Meets Breast Cancer with Dr. Adrian Lee

Dr. Lee is Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Pittsburgh Foundation Chair in Precision Medicine. Lee received his B.Sc. and PhD in England, and came to San Antonio for his postdoctoral studies. He was subsequently recruited to Baylor College of Medicine…

More Than Pink: The Cold Shoulder – Freezing Breast Cancer Tumors with Dr. Vineet Choudhry

Dr. Vineet Choudhry, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in general surgery. Dr. Choudhry and Suzanne discuss clinical trials, specifically cryoblation treatment. “Breast cancer is a very…

More Than Pink: Barriers in Healthcare – The Latino Community Challenge with Jill Rameriz

Jill Ramirez (CEO & President, Latino Healthcare Forum, Austin TX) has made it her personal mission to make sure the Latino community in Austin, Texas has healthcare. She’s spent decades educating her community, training community health workers, and making sure Latinos know how to access healthcare. “I think each community is very warm, has wisdom…

More Than Pink: The Real Cost of Cancer with Greg Lee

Prior to becoming President of LIVESTRONG in 2016, Greg Lee served as its Chief Financial Officer for nearly 10 years, responsible for the integrity and operation of all financial, accounting, technology and compliance activities for the LIVESTRONG Foundation. LIVESTRONG focuses on the person with cancer, not just the disease itself. We discuss the financial impact…

More Than Pink: How Culture Can Determine Your Cancer Risk with Dr. Virginia Brown

African American women experience a significantly higher mortality rate than any other ethnicity. The reasons are complex and Virginia Brown, MA, PhD, an Assistant Professor at Dell Medical School in the Department of Population Health has dedicated her career to helping communities understand why and how this is the case. Our discussion is about more…

More Than Pink: When Breast Cancer Runs in the Family with Jennifer Felch

Having watched her mother go through breast cancer, Jennifer knew her risk was high. She shares with us her journey and the steps she took to catch her cancer early and what happened when she became a patient. Today Jennifer uses her experience to help influence and impact others as a member of the Susan…