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BCSM Archives – #BCSM

Ask the Docs!

On Monday 8/29 we’ll have a different take on open mic night – it will be “Ask the Docs”. There will be several physicians on hand to answer your questions. To try to keep it from being a complete free for all please tweet your questions or post them as comments in the blog. We […]

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Breast Cancer Updates from ASCO by Dr. Julie Gralow

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting was held last week in Chicago. Dr. Julie Gralow, a medical oncologist practicing in Seattle and specializing in breast cancer,  summarized some of the more important studies that were presented. To hear more from Dr. Gralow, follow her on twitter. ~DJA   See ASCO’s “Research Roundup” for […]

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Guest Post: AnneMarie on the Power of Community
On: May 23, 2013
By: BCSM

We’re continuing our guest post series this week with a post from AnneMarie Ciccarella.  AnneMarie talks about the power of community. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ I can barely remember what I did yesterday, and yet, this is vivid. I can see myself sitting on the side of my bed.  It was 3AM and sleep was no where on […]

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Endocrine Therapy Side Effects – Follow Up from ASBrS

In May 2013, I was invited to give a talk with my colleague Dr. Carol Connor at the annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.  Our topic was “Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer”, and we discussed the literature supporting the use of tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer, as well as adverse effects and treatment of […]

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