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COVID19 – Check In Sessions
By: Alicia
Mar 23, 2020

Hi everyone – given the fast pace of breaking news, we’re launching more regular checkins for the next few weeks. In addition to the regular Monday Night Tweet chats, we’re adding a weekly ZOOM Check in call on Wednesday and Thursday. This will allow the #BCSM Community members come together on a regular basis and […]

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Understanding Lobular Breast Cancer

This week on the #BCSM chat, we’ll hear from  about Lobular Breast Cancer. The #BCSM team is pleased to share this guest post from Diane Mapes, @double_whammied: When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in early 2011, I was clueless. Clueless that there were different types of breast cancer. Clueless that mammograms weren’t foolproof. Clueless […]

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#BCSM 2017 Wrap Up

19 December 2017 During the last chat of the year, we remembered and honored those who are no longer with us. In addition, #BCSM co-founder @stales reviewed the top breast cancer stories, from January through December. January: Third of Breast Cancer Patients Treated Unnecessarily February: Dense Breasts Eclipse All Other Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors […]

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ASBrS 2017 – Key Topics by Dr. Deanna Attai
On: May 8, 2017
By: Alicia

Dr. Shelley Hwang from Duke University spoke on DCIS subtyping and overtreatment. She noted that DCIS now comprises over 20% of all mammographically detected breast cancer. It is considered a “non-obligate precursor” of invasive cancer – the rate and likelihood of progression to invasive cancer are not clearly known. However, it is clear that some […]

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