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NEWS: When Cancer is Not Cancer (The California Sunday Magazine feature 12/14)

L.Esserman"I walk past the unadorned doors at the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center at the University of California, San Francisco, along a corridor decorated in shades of mauve so soothing that they barely register as colors. All is generic, aggressively nondescript, until, that is, I reach the office of Laura Esserman, the center’s director. Her entryway is papered over with cartoons that mock right-wing pundits. There are inspirational quotes from Abraham Lincoln and Niccolò Machiavelli, among others, all boiling down to one sentiment: When you challenge people’s deeply held beliefs, well, haters gonna hate."

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NEWS: TARGIT-US Registry Trial

Trial Announcement [pdf]
The BCC is excited to announce the start of the TARGIT-US Registry Trial, a national registry trial that evaluates the use of targeted intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT).

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