Updates from #ASBrS19

6 March 2019 The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) held their annual meeting in Dallas last week. This meeting usually draws about 1500 breast surgeons (just under half the ASBrS membership) from around the world, for several days of pre-meeting courses, didactic sessions, and research presentations. In addition to the science, the meeting provides opportunities for breast surgeons in…

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Cryoablation for Fibroadenomas & Breast Cancer

1 August 2016 ***NOTE: Dr. Attai does not currently have cryoablation equipment. This post and all others are for general information only. Some patients with benign breast fibroadenomas are candidates for a non-surgical therapy called cryoablation. This involves freezing the benign lump within the breast, and the mass reabsorbs without the need for surgical removal. The in-office procedure is performed under…

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Women Have New Options for Breast Cancer Surgery

24 October 2013 Many advances have been made in the area of breast cancer surgery. Up until the 1970’s, the only option available was a radical mastectomy, which involved removal of the entire breast, the pectorals muscle over the ribs, and a large number of lymph nodes. Subsequent studies have proven that more surgery is not necessarily better, and a…

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