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#BCSM Blog

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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Endocrine Therapy Side Effects – Follow Up from ASBrS

In May 2013, I was invited to give a talk with my colleague Dr. Carol Connor at the annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.  Our topic was “Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer”, and we discussed the literature supporting the use of tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer, as well as adverse effects and treatment of […]

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