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Highlights from #SSO2015

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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The Emperor of all Maladies
On: Mar 27, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

We will not hold a #BCSM Chat on Monday 3/30/15. Rather, we encourage you all to take part in an online event sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and other organizations in conjunction with the broadcast of The Emperor of all Maladies. From the CancerFilms.org website: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Dr. Diane Radford
On: Mar 25, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

This is the first in a series of profiles highlighting the physicians that are part of the #BCSM Community. Why does connecting on social media matter to you? Because social media is growing as a communication tool, I believe to be up-to-date we must engage in social media. I have really appreciated being involved in […]

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#WebManners – Cancer in the Internet Age
On: Mar 22, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Last week, Alicia was at SXSW, discussing the importance of the internet in cancer care. She was joined by Alicia Quarles from E! Online News and Megan Holly Brown from FOX news; Stacey Bernstein from Weber Shandwick moderated. Tonight’s #BCSM chat will cover some of the topics discussed by the panel. T1: The cancer journey is now social […]

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