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Perspectives on breast cancer: a nursing officer becomes a patient; simultaneous radiation and surgery; avoiding chemotherapy: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 17, 2019

WRVO Public Media and NPR logosUpstate University Hospital chief nursing officer Nancy Page shares her personal experience with early-stage breast cancer. Surgeon Lisa Lai, MD, and radiation oncologist Anna Shapiro, MD, tell about a procedure that combines surgery and radiation therapy. Oncologist Abi Siva, MD, discusses which women with breast cancer may be able to safely skip chemotherapy.