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2014

#WECAN14 – Changing the Face of Women’s Cancers in East Africa

Tune in to #WECAN14 Tweet chat 9/11/2014 at 11 am ET/10 am CT /8 am PT Cancer kills more people in low- and middle-income countries than HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria combined and has already surpassed infectious diseases as the leading cause of death in many of these countries. Today, 70% of all cancer deaths occur in […]

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9/8/14 #BCSM Chat: Cancer Retreats – Real and Symbolic

Monday on #BCSM : Cancer Retreats — The Real and Symbolic.We’ll all return Monday night after a break from our weekly chats. Sometimes it’s essential for all of us to take mental and even physical breaks from cancer. We know that women with Stage IV can’t literally do so. I will always be in treatment, for example, but the […]

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Badge and Bracelet – The use of Social Media from an Academic and Personal Perspective

Guest post by Dr. Oliver Boegler A Numerical Analysis of a #BCSM Tweetchat At ASCO this year I was honored to participate in an educational session entitled: “Internet, Social Media, Privacy Regulations, and Clinical Trials”. While it was a little daunting appearing alongside Michael Thompson, MD, PhD (@mtmdphd) and Robert Miller, MD (@rsm2800), both very […]

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A Patient Walks into ASBrS
On: Jul 14, 2014
By: Alicia

In April 2014, I had the opportunity to attend the 15th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.  As a patient advocate, it was an honor to attend this conference and see firsthand the incredible work that breast surgeons are doing to advance to role of survivorship planning, shared decision making, and quality […]

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Breast Cancer Updates from ASCO by Dr. Julie Gralow

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting was held last week in Chicago. Dr. Julie Gralow, a medical oncologist practicing in Seattle and specializing in breast cancer,  summarized some of the more important studies that were presented. To hear more from Dr. Gralow, follow her on twitter. ~DJA   See ASCO’s “Research Roundup” for […]

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