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Breast Cancer Archives – #BCSM

Nutritional Needs of Cancer Survivors – A PCORI Project

Tonight, we’ll be covering a new research project on the Nutritional Needs of Cancer Survivors.  I’ll be working with a team of researchers at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy over the next 6 months.  This is an official PCORI Project titled:  “Engaging Cancer Survivors in the Community to Understand their Nutritional […]

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ASBrS Issues Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Consensus Statement
On: Jul 31, 2016
By: bcsmadmin

Originally posted on DrAttai.com During the April 2016 meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), a consensus conference was held to discuss contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM). CPM is the removal of the healthy, opposite breast, and the rates of CPM have been increasing, for various reasons. A patient’s decision to undergo a CPM is […]

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Introducing Cancer Harbors

Guest Post by Alene Nitzky Cancer Harbors™ introduces an interactive online service designed to meet the needs of people who have recently completed cancer treatment. The low-cost program is ideally designed for the needs of early stage breast cancer survivors, but those with other types and stages of cancer will benefit from nearly all of the […]

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Weight Management – Let’s get serious!
On: Mar 14, 2016
By: Alicia

Did you know that overweight and obesity are significant risk factors for cancer recurrence and mortality, especially for breast cancer survivors? Cancer survivors are often motivated to make changes to their lifestyle habits, but approximately 2/3 of cancer survivors are overweight or obese. Weight loss and weight management are important parts of cancer survivorship. Check […]

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