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Survivorship Archives – Page 8 of 11 – #BCSM

A Patient Walks into ASBrS

In April 2014, I had the opportunity to attend the 15th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.  As a patient advocate, it was an honor to attend this conference and see firsthand the incredible work that breast surgeons are doing to advance to role of survivorship planning, shared decision making, and quality […]

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(Reasonable) Fear Prompts “Extra” Mastectomy Decisions – An Opinion

A study was recently published evaluating the reasons why women diagnosed with breast cancer might undergo a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.1 First, some definitions: –       Mastectomy – removal of the entire breast –       Prophylactic mastectomy – removal of a breast that does not have cancer –       Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) – removal of the breast that […]

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Sexual Wellness after Cancer Therapy
On: Apr 7, 2014
By: DrAttai

Tonight’s tweetchat covered an important topic – sexual wellness. It was an interesting chat – slow compared to most #BCSM chats. Many patients and their loved ones are interested in the topic, but it’s a difficult one to cover in a public setting. We were fortunate to have 2 guests to help guide the discussion. Dr. […]

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Cancer and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
On: Apr 1, 2014
By: DrAttai

Storify by Dr. Deanna Attai Mon, Mar 31 2014 21:23:57 Cancer and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Add to story or collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Jody Schoger@jodyms And it’s time! It’s 8 pm, I’m Jody Schoger and I welcome all of you to #BCSM, our […]

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