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Breast cancer research Archives – #BCSM

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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Active Surveillance for DCIS – the COMET Trial

9 April 2017 On Monday April 10th we will discuss the COMET trial, which is sponsored by the Alliance cooperative group. The principal investigator is Dr. Shelley Hwang, a surgical oncologist at Duke University. This study will evaluate active surveillance for low risk DCIS. The primary objective is to evaluate the rate of ipsilateral (same […]

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#SurvOnc17
On: Jan 30, 2017
By: bcsmadmin

The American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Physicians hosted a Cancer Survivorship Symposium January 27-28th in San Diego, California. Recognizing that over time, cancer survivors are more likely to receive care from their primary care providers (PCP), the conference aimed to provide information about survivorship […]

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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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