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#BCSM Blog

Cancer’s Impact on Sexual Health and Intimacy
Feb 9, 2015

Guest post by Dr. Don S. Dizon Cancer has a way of changing one’s entire life- physically, emotionally, and psychologically. Whether one has undergone primary treatment or continues in active therapy, life “post-cancer” is never the same as it was prior to the diagnosis. One area identified by women treated for cancer is how it […]

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Live, from the HIMSS Patient Engagement Summit… it’s Alicia and Casey!!
On: Feb 5, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Join us on Monday, February 9, at 6pm PT | 9pm ET for a special #BCSM chat from the HIMSS Patient Engagement Summit in Orlando FL. #BCSM leader Alicia Staley and Casey Quinlan are both in Orlando to participate in two panels at the Summit about the current state of patient engagement, and how to improve the doctor/patient relationship to […]

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Taking Control of Your Breast Cancer Journey

Guest post by Trisha Torrey Every Patient’s Advocate As a breast cancer patient, you probably feel like you spend far more time with your doctor, or being tested or treated, than anything else you do. It can be overwhelming, scary, and exhausting, and can make you feel totally out of control of your life and […]

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Increasing Mastectomy Rates: Science vs. Personal Choice

This past weekend, I gave a talk at the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting – the title of the talk was Increasing Mastectomy Rates – Science vs. Personal Choice. There is a tremendous amount of literature documenting the increasing mastectomy rates. The talk focused on women with early stage […]

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