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Patient Engagement Archives – Page 10 of 11 – #BCSM

#BCSM at SXSW
Mar 10, 2014

This afternoon, Xeni Jardin moderated a panel at SXSW featuring #BCSM. We discussed how Jody and Alicia initially met on twitter, saw a need for breast cancer information and support, and without realizing it at the time, started a community.

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Clinical Trials 101

Clinical Trials 101 – Guest Post by Carmen Gonzalez The world of clinical research can present a hornet’s nest of almost incomprehensible clinical jargon to the average Jane or Joe. Added to that reading burden is finding what study is right for you.  Assuming you have waded through all the public information, there remains the […]

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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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