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#BCSM Blog

#BCSM Spotlight – Elissa Malcohn

Tell us about your breast cancer experience, including diagnosis and treatment: I was diagnosed with invasive colloid (mucinous) carcinoma on March 4, 2014.  A regular screening mammogram had found a 1.8-cm tumor in my left breast.  The tumor was removed via lumpectomy on March 25 with clear margins and was ER/PR positive, HER2 negative.  Four sentinel lymph […]

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Updates from #AACR15

by Lori Marx-Rubiner and Dr. Emil Lou The 2015 meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research was held in Philadelphia April 18th – 22nd. Lori Marx-Rubiner attended the conference – here are her thoughts: In the “Breaking News” department – at least as pertains to breast cancer – I thought this year’s AACR was […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Dr. Don S. Dizon
On: Apr 22, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

This continues a monthly series profiling a physician member of the #BCSM Community. Why does connecting on social media matter to you? It has become a rich source of feedback, whether it is on a new study, news item, or drug approval, I have found the insights from other perspectives to be quite important, and […]

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I Need Surgery – Now What?
On: Apr 13, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

A list of must haves, should haves, and might wants…    Most of us have been there – preparing for surgery. For our chat on 4/20/15, let’s share what we’ve learned to help make it easier for someone else. Tips, products, questions to ask – nothing is off limits! There are some ingenious things out […]

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