Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps no longer has a formal partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center. We currently provide comprehensive cancer care through Scripps Cancer Center.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Carrie Costantini, MD, recently spoke with media outlets about important developments in patient care. She discussed two recent treatment advances, including a targeted therapy for advanced breast cancer and an immunotherapy for early-stage disease. Dr. Costantini also emphasized the importance of keeping current with screening mammograms and adopting healthy diet and exercise habits.