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ASBrS Issues Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Consensus Statement

Originally posted on DrAttai.com During the April 2016 meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), a consensus conference was held to discuss contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM). CPM is the removal of the healthy, opposite breast, and the rates of CPM have been increasing, for various reasons. A patient’s decision to undergo a CPM is […]

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2016 Cancer Moonshot
On: Jun 24, 2016
By: Alicia

Alicia Staley, Patient Advocacy Leader, Selected to Participate in Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit Three-time Cancer Survivor Will Represent Patients in White House Initiative to Accelerate Cancer Cures CAMBRIDGE Mass.— June 24, 2016— Alicia Staley, a three-time cancer survivor, founder of #BCSM, a leading breast cancer social community, and Patient Advocacy Manager for […]

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What Do Patients Prefer?
On: Jun 21, 2016
By: bcsmadmin

In October, we asked you to participate in a research survey designed to identify how patients prefer to be notified of a new cancer diagnosis and cancer-related test results. The results were presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons in April. The full manuscript – What Do Patients Prefer? Understanding […]

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8th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Conference
On: Jun 20, 2016
By: Alicia

This past week, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at the 8th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference. The theme for this year’s conference was Innovation in a Rapidly Changing Landscape. Each day was packed with presentations and key notes on survivorship topics. Over the course of the conference, three key themes emerged: Survivorship Care […]

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