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Why the “Standard of Care” Must Change

Despite clear evidence from the most extensive study to date on DCIS¬†— that there is no benefit to surgery, radiation and drugs (“standard of care” treatment for DCIS) — and despite significant harms of these treatments — doctors will most … Continue reading

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BS stands for Blue Shield

Dr. Esserman ordered the Oncotype DX Test for me over 1 month ago (see post¬†“What is Oncotype DX?”) Today I received Blue Shield’s denial letter stating: “A physician advisor has reviewed the information provided and determined that the requested service … Continue reading

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