Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Seminar

Posted on: April 18, 2016

May 17, 2016  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lafayette Library – Community Room 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Lafayette, CA 94549 Join our panel of breast cancer specialists as they present a breast cancer update from recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting. The physicians will cover the exciting… read more

Recent Breast Cancer Studies

Posted on: March 4, 2016

At the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium held in December 2015, there were some important data presented that directly affect our treatment of patients in the clinic.  In the realm of local therapy, there were two breast cancer studies out of the Netherlands that have important implications.  Both studies were large registry studies rather than… read more

Pink Fitness Night Out

Posted on: December 24, 2015

Are you ready for a girls Fitness night out? Pink themed?  Pink Fitness Night Out …at NextBarre Lafayette 3471 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Wednesday January 6th at 6:30 – 8pm SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS Dr. Tiffany Svahn – Medical Oncologist Specializing in breast cancer treatment at Diablo Valley Oncology Leslie Jerge – Certified Pilates Instructor Tinrin Chew… read more

New Mammogram Guidelines

Posted on: October 26, 2015

On October 20th, 2015 the American Cancer Society updated their recommendations for early detection of breast cancer. You can read their guidelines for screening to detect cancers here. Dr. Tiffany Svahn, a breast cancer specialist with Diablo Valley Oncology commented on these new recommendations. “Last week, the American Cancer Society changed their guidelines on screening mammograms. … read more

IORT Presentation

Posted on: October 9, 2015

The ASTRO presentation has over 11,000 attendees each year, for a gathering of radiation oncology experts to discuss the latest data in the field. At this meeting attendees discuss advances in radiation oncology technology, quality and safety measures, and exercise their expertise in providing compassionate patient centric care. This year our own Dr. Sophia Rahman… read more

Hereditary Breast Cancer Update

Posted on: October 6, 2015

Breast Cancer risk is higher among Jewish women than among other women. This increased risk is likely due to the high prevalence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations in Ashkenazi an Sephardic Jewish women. Please attend this lunchtime presentation on Hereditary Breast Cancer risk factors and learn what you can do to manage your health. Speaker:… read more