Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
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?
We’ll help you find answers.
During this webinar, Pallav Mehta, MD, a medical oncologist, discusses what you need to know about early-stage breast cancer when you’re newly diagnosed. Dr. Mehta is joined by Julia Wilson, who was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2017. Julia shares what was most helpful when she was newly diagnosed and what she wishes she learned earlier. We hope this webinar empowers you with the information you need now and offers resources to help you learn more in the future.
Understanding your diagnosis
Preparing for Treatment
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. Learn 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. Learn more.