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Diagnosis and Treatment Archives – Page 2 of 7 – #BCSM

Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy

Guest post by Minas Chrysopoulo MD and Courtney Floyd Breast reconstruction isn’t for everyone, but it is an option everyone has the right to consider. Those who choose to undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy have several reconstructive options ranging from breast implants to using their own tissue. The procedure is usually covered by insurance in […]

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Highlights from #ASCO15
On: Jun 8, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

The American Society of Clinical Oncology held their Annual Meeting May 29-June 2 in Chicago. Here are some of the highlights, as told by the physicians who attended the meeting. Patient Reported Outcomes, Genetics, and Social Media Dr. Sarah Hawley  @Hawleysaraht  ASCO 2015 had some very interesting sessions covering patient-reported outcomes, decision-making and general health services […]

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Highlights from #ASBrS

The American Society of Breast Surgeons held their 16th Annual Meeting from 4/29/15-5/3/15 in Orlando, Florida – approximately 1400 were in attendance. The following are thoughts and highlights from some of the surgeons who attended the meeting. The full program can be viewed here and the official proceedings, which contains the abstracts, can be viewed here. This […]

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Updates from #AACR15

by Lori Marx-Rubiner and Dr. Emil Lou The 2015 meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research was held in Philadelphia April 18th – 22nd. Lori Marx-Rubiner attended the conference – here are her thoughts: In the “Breaking News” department – at least as pertains to breast cancer – I thought this year’s AACR was […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Dr. Oliver Bogler

Tell us about your breast cancer experience, including diagnosis and treatment In 2012 I was diagnosed with stage III ductal carcinoma ER+/PR+, Her2-, at age 46 and underwent standard treatment at MD Anderson: first 6 months of chemotherapy (taxol followed by FAC), then mastectomy, then 6 weeks of radiation and now tamoxifen. I currently have […]

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