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2015 Miami Breast Cancer Conference

By Dr. Deanna J. Attai I attended the 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference, held from February 26 – March 1, 2015. The following are some of the highlights from the conference that will be discussed during the #BCSM tweet chat on Monday 3/16/15. Less surgery is better: Many patients and even some physicians have […]

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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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