Understanding your early-stage breast cancer diagnosis
Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and disorienting. From test results to treatment choices to the questions you forgot to ask at your appointment, there is a lot of information to manage and process. You may be asking yourself: How do I tackle this? Where do I start?
About our experts
Pallav Mehta, MD
Pallav Mehta, MD, is the director of integrative oncology and director of practice development at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden, New Jersey. He is a medical oncologist/hematologist with expertise and interest in breast cancer and integrative oncology and is board certified in oncology, hematology and integrative medicine. He is a member of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Board of Directors.Read more
Julia Wilson was diagnosed with stage I, HER2-positive breast cancer at the age of 35. Julia underwent a lumpectomy to remove her tumor, followed by six rounds of chemotherapy, 36 rounds of radiation, and 1 year of trastuzumab (Herceptin) infusions. She is a former Living Beyond Breast Cancer staff member and remains involved with the organization through her volunteer work.Read more
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