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#BCSM Blog

Assessing Quality of Life and Collateral Damage

We’re pleased to have Dr. Susan Love, Chief Visionary Officer of Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, as our guest for Monday’s #BCSM chat. As many of you know, much of Dr. Love’s research is geared towards looking at environmental and other causes of breast cancer, searching for ways to prevent breast cancer from developing, and […]

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Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer

This guest post is by Dr. Matthew Katz, radiation oncologist. Dr. Katz will be our #BCSM Tweetchat guest for Monday 10/27/14. He will be discussing some of the new research that came out of the recent American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting. Dr. Katz is the former chair of the Communications Committee for ASTRO, […]

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Changing the Metastatic Breast Cancer Landscape

Today the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance (MBCA), a coalition of 29 breast cancer nonprofits, individuals and pharmaceutical companies, released the first-ever assessment of the metastatic breast cancer (MBC) community as whole, from basic statistics about the population to an analysis of current research to the prevailing stereotypes and gaps blocking progress in treatments. The MBCA, established […]

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Thoughts from the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium

The 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium was held September 4-6 in San Francisco. This is a unique meeting as it is multidisciplinary, co-sponsored by 6 organizations: the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the National Consortium […]

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#WECAN14 – Changing the Face of Women’s Cancers in East Africa

Tune in to #WECAN14 Tweet chat 9/11/2014 at 11 am ET/10 am CT /8 am PT Cancer kills more people in low- and middle-income countries than HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria combined and has already surpassed infectious diseases as the leading cause of death in many of these countries. Today, 70% of all cancer deaths occur in […]

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