#BCSM Blog

Cancer survivors find creativity
From Crisis to Creativity

When #BCSM started in the summer of 2011, I never imagined the community would grow beyond the virtual confines of Twitter. Almost 4 years later, I’m still amazed and in awe of the collective wisdom and extraordinary passion that embodies the community of #BCSM. One particular aspect of our community that has always fascinated me […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Dr. Ann Becker-Schutte
On: May 20, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Why does connecting on social media matter to you? Connecting on social media matters to me because it gives me the chance to share solid mental health educational information with a much wider audience than I can reach in my office.  Also, there is so much questionable information out there that I believe all health […]

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Letting Go - Moving on after a Mastectomy
Letting Go – Moving on after a Mastectomy
On: May 18, 2015
By: Alicia

Spring cleaning.  The annual event to go through the closets, clear the clutter, clean the house, and move into the Spring season.  Out with the old, in with the new.  Open the windows and let the fresh air in! A time for rebirth and renewal. The tradition of spring cleaning is centuries old.  The origins […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Sharsheret
On: May 13, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

What is your mission? How do you make it happen? Our mission is to offer a community of support to women, of all Jewish backgrounds, diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources. How is your organization unique? Sharsheret is […]

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Highlights from #ASBrS

The American Society of Breast Surgeons held their 16th Annual Meeting from 4/29/15-5/3/15 in Orlando, Florida – approximately 1400 were in attendance. The following are thoughts and highlights from some of the surgeons who attended the meeting. The full program can be viewed here and the official proceedings, which contains the abstracts, can be viewed here. This […]

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