June 2014

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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(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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We Heard You!
On: Jun 2, 2014
By: DrAttai

Jody, Alicia and I would like to thank all who participated in our recent survey. As promised, we have reviewed the responses and all of the comments. While we cannot be all things to everyone, we are trying our best to address the needs of the community. First, some information about this amazing community.  The […]

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