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ASBrS 2017: Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM)
By: Alicia
May 8, 2017

ASBrS17: Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy (CPM) This guest post is by Dr. Diane Radford. The American Society of Breast Surgeons published a consensus statement on CPM in which it was stated that average-risk women with unilateral breast cancer do not derive any oncologic benefit from CPM, and thus CPM should be discouraged (Annals of Surgical Oncology […]

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ASBrS 2017 Lymphedema Panel
On: May 8, 2017
By: Alicia

Thank you to Dr. Kimberli Cox for submitting this review of the Lymphedema Panel at ASBRS 2017. The panel, a multidisciplinary (breast surgeons, plastic surgeons, radiation oncology, LE therapists, PMR and our own Alicia Staley) international group presented their findings and recommendations. Stated goals were recognizing the issue, the possible lack of a definitive solution, […]

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ASBrS 2017 – Advances in Staging
On: May 8, 2017
By: Alicia

“So, what stage am I?” This guest post is by Dr. Jaime Lewis This question and the answer helps providers and patients in understanding the extent of disease and prognosis, guiding appropriate treatment, and clustering patients in studies and guidelines. It allows us to communicate regarding groups of patients believed to be similar. The staging […]

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Nutritional Needs of Cancer Survivors – A PCORI Project
On: Nov 7, 2016
By: Alicia

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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