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Important articles from BCO:
Coronavirus: What People With Breast Cancer Need to Know summarizes the most critical information that people with breast cancer and their loved ones should know about who is at risk, how you can protect yourself, and what to do if you think you may be sick. It also includes a special video message from our Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marisa Weiss.
Quarantine Fatigue: How to Stay Vigilant About Your Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic: As the quarantine and restrictions related to COVID-19 stretch into their fourth month — though some areas are loosening some restrictions — we may find ourselves not wearing a mask every single time we leave the house or being a bit more casual about washing our hands. This reaction is called "caution fatigue." In this podcast, Dr. Jackie Gollan explains caution fatigue and give us some tips on how to overcome it.COVID-19 and Metastatic Breast Cancer
: In this podcast, Shirley Mertz talks about what it's like to live with metastatic breast cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the podcast to hear Shirley discuss her personal journey with breast cancer, the ways in which the stresses of COVID-19 and metastatic breast cancer are similar, and how people with metastatic disease are coping with treatment and scan delays.
COVID-19 Insurance and Financial Issues for People With Breast Cancer: In this podcast, Joanna Morales, cancer rights attorney, author, speaker, and CEO of Triage Cancer, explains the most important aspects of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for people with cancer, as well as how the new paid sick leave and family and medical leave programs work, what to do if you've been laid off and have lost your employer-sponsored health insurance, why it's important to communicate with your creditors if you can't pay your bills right now.
Staying Active During Quarantine: Tips for People with Breast Cancer: In this Breastcancer.org podcast, Sami Mansfield, certified cancer exercise trainer, discusses how to motivate yourself to exercise when you're working out alone, how exercise can help both your physical and mental while being while you're isolating, and tips on how to exercise if you have no equipment at home.
Breast Surgery and Reconstruction During COVID-19: This Breastcancer.org podcast with Dr. Julie Sprunt and Dr. Elisabeth Potter discusses concerns about breast cancer surgery or reconstruction surgery that has been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Including information on why many breast cancer surgeries can be safely delayed, recommendations for treatment and reconstruction during COVID-19, and what they want people who have been diagnosed with breast to know.
COVID-19 and Breast Cancer Treatment: In this latest Breastcancer.org podcast, Dr. Brian Wojciechowski, medical oncologist and Breastcancer.org medical adviser, discusses deciding which breast cancer treatments should be delayed, treatment and its effect on the immune system, and important things to know about breast cancer and COVID-19.COVID-19 and Breast Cancer: What We Know Now
: In this Breastcancer.org podcast, Virologist Dr. Angela Rassmussen, Ph.D., an associate research scientist in the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Videos featuring Dr. Marisa Weiss, Breastcancer.org Founder and President
Managing Loneliness and Anxiety During This Time of Social Distancing, another new Breastcancer.org podcast featuring Kelly Glosklags, LICSW, BCD, FAAGC discussing ways to combat the loneliness and anxiety people may be feeling during this time of isolation and social distancing because of COVID-19.
COVID-19 & Breast Cancer: Should Surgery be Delayed?
COVID-19 & Breast Cancer: Are Loved Ones Allowed in Treatment Centers?
Is Radiation Therapy Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself in Healthcare Facilities
Breast Cancer Treatment & COVID-19: Safety First With Loved Ones, Caregivers
More important information:
WHO (World Health Organization) Coronavirus disease advice for the public: Myth busters
ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) COVID-19 Patient Care Information
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