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2014

(Reasonable) Fear Prompts “Extra” Mastectomy Decisions – An Opinion

A study was recently published evaluating the reasons why women diagnosed with breast cancer might undergo a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.1 First, some definitions: –       Mastectomy – removal of the entire breast –       Prophylactic mastectomy – removal of a breast that does not have cancer –       Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) – removal of the breast that […]

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We Heard You!
On: Jun 2, 2014
By: DrAttai

Jody, Alicia and I would like to thank all who participated in our recent survey. As promised, we have reviewed the responses and all of the comments. While we cannot be all things to everyone, we are trying our best to address the needs of the community. First, some information about this amazing community.  The […]

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#BCSM Needs Your Advice!!!
On: Apr 10, 2014
By: DrAttai

The #BCSM community is almost 3 years old! The community was started on 7/4/2011 by Jody Schoger and Alicia Staley, and it has grown to be a true social media force. In an effort to make sure we are serving the needs of the community, we’d appreciate if if you could take the time to […]

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Sexual Wellness after Cancer Therapy
On: Apr 7, 2014
By: DrAttai

Tonight’s tweetchat covered an important topic – sexual wellness. It was an interesting chat – slow compared to most #BCSM chats. Many patients and their loved ones are interested in the topic, but it’s a difficult one to cover in a public setting. We were fortunate to have 2 guests to help guide the discussion. Dr. […]

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