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Patient Engagement

#BCSM Spotlight – Elissa Malcohn

Tell us about your breast cancer experience, including diagnosis and treatment: I was diagnosed with invasive colloid (mucinous) carcinoma on March 4, 2014.  A regular screening mammogram had found a 1.8-cm tumor in my left breast.  The tumor was removed via lumpectomy on March 25 with clear margins and was ER/PR positive, HER2 negative.  Four sentinel lymph […]

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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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I Need Surgery – Now What?
On: Apr 13, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

A list of must haves, should haves, and might wants…    Most of us have been there – preparing for surgery. For our chat on 4/20/15, let’s share what we’ve learned to help make it easier for someone else. Tips, products, questions to ask – nothing is off limits! There are some ingenious things out […]

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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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#WebManners – Cancer in the Internet Age
On: Mar 22, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Last week, Alicia was at SXSW, discussing the importance of the internet in cancer care. She was joined by Alicia Quarles from E! Online News and Megan Holly Brown from FOX news; Stacey Bernstein from Weber Shandwick moderated. Tonight’s #BCSM chat will cover some of the topics discussed by the panel. T1: The cancer journey is now social […]

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