Discoveries Magazine


Breast Cancer

Abreast of Trends in Cancer

Dr. Armando E. Giuliano has a minimally invasive approach toward breast cancer treatment, and thanks to philantropic support, his investigations could serve as the foundation for earlier detection and increasingly targeted treatment.

Disparaging Asparagine

Asparagine, a nonessential amino acid commonly found in food, may hold a key to limiting the spread of an often-deadly type of breast cancer.

Innovation 2: Cancer Cures in a Dish

Illustration: Yuta Onoda Knowledge about our genome is growing at an extraordinary rate. Combine that knowledge with bioengineering—which applies engineering principles to biological systems—and what could follow is a personalized medicine revolution. At Cedars-Sinai, investigators are using bioengineering to regenerate Read On

The Cure Seeker

Photograph: Al Cuizon NAME: Heather L. McArthur, MD , Medical Director, Breast Oncology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai breast cancer foe [ Global research doyenne, work-life balance agnostic ] COMMON CONDITION One in eight women (and 1 in 1,000 Read On

Risky Thinking: 5 Breast Cancer Misconceptions

Video Risky Thinking: 5 Breast Cancer Misconceptions     Dr. Giuliano discusses breast cancer prevention and treatment. Armando E. Giuliano, MD, takes time to educate his patients on 5 misconceptions that could put them at risk. If my mammogram is Read On

A Red Wine Reduction … in Breast Cancer Risk?

Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce a risk factor for breast cancer, acting as a natural weapon against this major cause of death among U.S. women. “If you enjoy a glass of wine with dinner, you may want to consider opting for red,” says Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, assistant director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. Read On