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#BCSM Blog

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Highlights by Dr. Robert Miller

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is the largest scientific meeting devoted to breast cancer, attracting national and international attention. It is attended by clinicians, researchers and advocates. “The Symposium aims to achieve a balance of clinical, translational, and basic research, providing a forum for interaction, communication, and education for a broad spectrum of researchers, […]

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Clinical Trials 101

Clinical Trials 101 – Guest Post by Carmen Gonzalez The world of clinical research can present a hornet’s nest of almost incomprehensible clinical jargon to the average Jane or Joe. Added to that reading burden is finding what study is right for you.  Assuming you have waded through all the public information, there remains the […]

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Integrative Oncology with Lorenzo Cohen

How can men and women affected by breast cancer use complimentary therapies to better manage their cancer experience? That’s what the inquiring minds of #BCSM wanted to know. We invited Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., director of MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Integrative Oncology Department, to talk with us about his research and experience. Some additional information about […]

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What’s In A Name? Cancer – or Indolent Lesions of Epithelial Origin

What’s in a name? In the case of cancer, there are myths, fears and misinformation – more than perhaps any other illness.  Cancer encompasses hundreds of different diseases and each one is complex.  Even women diagnosed with exactly the same ‘type’ of breast cancer and who undergo the same treatment can have very different outcomes.  […]

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Guest Post: AnneMarie on the Power of Community
On: May 23, 2013
By: BCSM

We’re continuing our guest post series this week with a post from AnneMarie Ciccarella.  AnneMarie talks about the power of community. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ I can barely remember what I did yesterday, and yet, this is vivid. I can see myself sitting on the side of my bed.  It was 3AM and sleep was no where on […]

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