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Highlights from #ASBrS 2016

The American Society of Breast Surgeons held their 17th Annual Meeting from April 13-17th in Dallas, TX. Several of breast surgeon members who were in attendance share their thoughts here. This is not meant to be a comprehensive summary of the meeting, but rather to discuss some of the highlights. Feel free to reach out […]

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We Love You, Jody
On: Apr 22, 2016
By: bcsmadmin

Jody Schoger, co-founder of this amazing community, has now entered hospice care. The following was posted by her sister Megan McCready on Facebook today and is re-posted here with her permission: Dear friends: my sister, Jody Schoger, is now in hospice care at home. There is no medical treatment available for her, and her liver is […]

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Introducing Cancer Harbors

Guest Post by Alene Nitzky Cancer Harbors™ introduces an interactive online service designed to meet the needs of people who have recently completed cancer treatment. The low-cost program is ideally designed for the needs of early stage breast cancer survivors, but those with other types and stages of cancer will benefit from nearly all of the […]

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Receiving a New Cancer Diagnosis and Test Results: Can We Do Better?

In October 2015, we asked the online cancer patient community for input on their preferences for receiving an initial cancer diagnosis and other test results. The question was prompted by a discussion on a breast surgeon forum. We received 1000 completed surveys! On April 16th, 2016,  Dr. Deanna Attai presented “Survey of Patient Perspectives on […]

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Cancer Survivorship and Social Media

You have been asked to participate in this survey that is designed to answer several questions. There is a relative lack of information on the extent of involvement of cancer survivors in online support groups, chat rooms, and journal clubs, and a lack of information on the frequency with which survivors receive information after cancer […]

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