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Diagnosis and Treatment Archives – Page 3 of 7 – #BCSM

Young Women and Breast Cancer

Guest post by Nicole Taylor Breast cancer in young women is not simply a disease diagnosed at a young age. Rather, it has biological characteristics and treatment concerns that differ from breast cancer diagnosed in postmenopausal women. THE FACTS: Despite common misconceptions, young women can and do get breast cancer. Here are the facts: – […]

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Taking Control of Your Breast Cancer Journey

Guest post by Trisha Torrey Every Patient’s Advocate As a breast cancer patient, you probably feel like you spend far more time with your doctor, or being tested or treated, than anything else you do. It can be overwhelming, scary, and exhausting, and can make you feel totally out of control of your life and […]

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Increasing Mastectomy Rates: Science vs. Personal Choice

This past weekend, I gave a talk at the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting – the title of the talk was Increasing Mastectomy Rates – Science vs. Personal Choice. There is a tremendous amount of literature documenting the increasing mastectomy rates. The talk focused on women with early stage […]

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Patient Input Requested – Increasing Mastectomy Rates
On: Dec 29, 2014
By: DrAttai

On Saturday January 17th, I will be giving a talk at the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting – the title of the talk is: Increasing Mastectomy Rates – Science vs. Personal Choice. There is a tremendous amount of literature documenting the increasing mastectomy rates – the focus of the […]

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Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer

This guest post is by Dr. Matthew Katz, radiation oncologist. Dr. Katz will be our #BCSM Tweetchat guest for Monday 10/27/14. He will be discussing some of the new research that came out of the recent American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting. Dr. Katz is the former chair of the Communications Committee for ASTRO, […]

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