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#BCSM Blog

#BCSM Spotlight – Nanny Angel Network

By Audrey Guth Who is your target audience?  Mothers on their cancer journey with children 12 and under – currently Canada, but seeking to expand to the US in the near future What is your mission? To provide free, in-home childcare for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care, and for families […]

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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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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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