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Parenting and Breast Cancer
On: Apr 13, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Being a parent is hard enough, never mind having to juggle parenting with breast cancer. Our chat on 4/13/15 will cover some of the challenges. Lori Marx-Rubiner and Heidi Floyd share their thoughts here. Please add to the conversation, here and during the chat! T1: How did you explain your cancer diagnosis to you kid(s)? How […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Dr. Oliver Bogler

Tell us about your breast cancer experience, including diagnosis and treatment In 2012 I was diagnosed with stage III ductal carcinoma ER+/PR+, Her2-, at age 46 and underwent standard treatment at MD Anderson: first 6 months of chemotherapy (taxol followed by FAC), then mastectomy, then 6 weeks of radiation and now tamoxifen. I currently have […]

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Highlights from #SSO2015
On: Apr 6, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Drs. Deanna Attai and Michael Cowher share their impressions from the Society of Surgical Oncology 2015 Annual Meeting, held March 25-28 in Houston. Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer: Dr. Elizabeth Mittendorf started the session with an overview of neoadjuvant therapy. Neoadjuvant therapy refers to treatment prior to surgery. While traditionally this has been reserved for patients […]

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Journal of the National Cancer Institute Report
On: Mar 30, 2015
By: DrAttai

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2011, Featuring Incidence of Breast Cancer Subtypes by Race/Ethnicity, Poverty and State Today, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) released a report reviewing cancer data, specifically breast cancer, from 1975-2011. For the first time, data regarding breast cancer subtypes was included in the report, […]

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