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

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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#BCSM Spotlight – Elissa Malcohn
On: May 5, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Tell us about your breast cancer experience, including diagnosis and treatment: I was diagnosed with invasive colloid (mucinous) carcinoma on March 4, 2014.  A regular screening mammogram had found a 1.8-cm tumor in my left breast.  The tumor was removed via lumpectomy on March 25 with clear margins and was ER/PR positive, HER2 negative.  Four sentinel lymph […]

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Updates from #AACR15

by Lori Marx-Rubiner and Dr. Emil Lou The 2015 meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research was held in Philadelphia April 18th – 22nd. Lori Marx-Rubiner attended the conference – here are her thoughts: In the “Breaking News” department – at least as pertains to breast cancer – I thought this year’s AACR was […]

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