Comprehensive, personalized breast & melanoma cancer care

Research, publications and news

Recent research and publications

Gooch J, King TA, Eaton A, Dengel L. et al The extent of extracapsular extension may influence the need for axillary lymph node dissection in patients with T1-T2 breast cancer.  Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep;21(9):2897-903.

Dengel LT, et al.  Axillary dissection can be avoided in the majority of clinically node-negative patients undergoing breast-conserving therapy.  Ann Surg Oncol. 2014

Shada AL, Dengel LT, et al.  Infrared thermography of cutaneous melanoma metastases.  J Surg Res. 2013

In the news:

3-D Technology Gives Doctors a New View  Virginia Breast Care becomes a pilot office for 3-D mammography  (tomosynthesis)

The Rise (and Rise) of Mastectomies. Interview with Dr. Dengel, Clinical Front, Spring 2014.

Cancer Conference  Interview with Dr. Dengel and colleagues, Daily Progress 2014

Early Detection is Best Protection  CBS news he importance of annual mammography

The Cville Health Issue 2014 Dr. Dengel comments on the controversy around screening mammography

What does it mean to have Dense Breasts.  News 29. November 2013. Interview with Dr. Dengel

What does a breast cancer diagnosis mean? News 29. October 2013. Interview with Dr. Dengel