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Posted on: Dec 12, 2013 09:12AM - edited Jul 19, 2014 09:45AM by Moderators

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Breastcancer.org announces our NEW podcast program! Our podcasts feature experts discussing a wide variety of breast cancer issues and the latest research on breast cancer. Check out all of Breastcancer.org's Podcasts here.

In the premiere podcast, we're excited to bring you a summary of the research highlights from first day of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2013! Breastcancer.org medical adviser Brian Wojciechowski, M.D. and senior editor Jamie DePolo explain the latest news. Listen to the December 11, 2013 podcast.

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Apr 19, 2018 12:45PM Moderators wrote:

Shades of Brown Foundation -- Heard in the Halls: Voices From the 2018 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
April 17, 2018

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Sheila McGlown, who was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer 5 years after her mother died of the disease, talks about her work with the Shades of Brown Foundation to advocate for, educate, and support African American women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Running time: 3:02

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Apr 19, 2018 12:46PM Moderators wrote:

Meeting Highlights -- Heard in the Halls: Voices From the 2018 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
April 17, 2018

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Dr. Levi Garraway, senior vice president of oncology development and medical affairs at Eli Lilly and Company, discusses some of the research highlights at the 2018 AACR Annual Meeting, particularly those in breast cancer.

Running time: 3:06

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May 22, 2018 03:30PM Moderators wrote:

Diarrhea -- Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects

May 18, 2018
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Dr. Brian Wojciechowski, Breastcancer.org's medical adviser, specializes in the care of patients with cancer. He practices medical oncology in Delaware County, Pennsylvania at Riddle, Taylor, and Crozer Hospitals. His research has been presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the world's largest scientific meeting on breast cancer.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Wojciechowski explain:

  • the breast cancer treatments that may cause diarrhea
  • why some people may be more prone to experiencing diarrhea
  • treatments for diarrhea
  • why it's important to always report diarrhea to your doctor

Running time: 12:27

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Jun 16, 2018 03:36PM Moderators wrote:

Revision Reconstruction: What You Need to Know
June 11, 2018

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Dr. Frank DellaCroce, or "Dr. D" as he has come to be known, is a founding partner of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and St. Charles Surgical Hospital in New Orleans. Board-certified in plastic surgery, Dr. D has performed thousands of reconstructive procedures, both for women diagnosed with breast cancer and women at high risk of the disease who choose to have prophylactic breast removal. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. He also has been named one of the "Best Doctors in America."

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. D discuss:

  • why a woman might consider revision reconstruction
  • the results of revision reconstruction: what to expect, as well as recovery and side effects
  • questions to ask a plastic surgeon if you're considering revision reconstruction

Running time: 20:22

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Jul 9, 2018 11:32AM Moderators wrote:

Clinical Trials Part 2: How Are the Results Used?

Dawn Hershman, M.D., M.S.

April 11, 2018

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Dr. Dawn Hershman is professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia University. She also serves as leader of the Breast Cancer Program at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia and is nationally recognized for her expertise in breast cancer treatment, prevention, and survivorship. A member of the Breastcancer.org Professional Advisory Board, Dr. Hershman also has conducted extensive research on breast cancer treatment and quality of life -- she has published more than 250 scientific papers and has received the Advanced Clinical Research Award in Breast Cancer from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Advanced Medical Achievement Award from the Avon Foundation. Dr. Hershman is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and is an associate editor at the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Hershman explain:

  • how clinical trial results are used
  • how clinical trial results have changed the standard of care
  • why factors such as diet or exercise for reducing breast cancer risk are difficult to study in clinical trials
  • why some trials are stopped early because of good or not-so-good results

Running time: 29:12

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Jul 11, 2018 12:30PM Moderators wrote:

Advocating as a Man With Metastatic Breast Cancer

July 6, 2018

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Michael Kovarik is a retired elementary school teacher who is living with metastatic breast cancer. He is the author of "Healing Within: My Journey with Breast Cancer" and the former host of the Healing Journeys with Michael Kovarik radio show. He was also one of the people profiled in Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told, a campaign to increase public awareness of metastatic breast cancer. Since his metastatic diagnosis, Michael participates in a number of advocacy organizations, including the Male Breast Cancer Coalition, the MBC Alliance, and METAvivor.

Listen to the podcast to hear Michael talk about:

  • the importance of the doctor-patient relationship
  • the importance of a support system
  • deciding not to let fear run his life
  • becoming an advocate and sharing his story
  • how being stage IV has helped him live his truth

Running time: 1:01:12

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Aug 16, 2018 12:56PM - edited Aug 16, 2018 12:56PM by Moderators

Neuropathy: Causes and Treatments

August 8, 2018

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Michael Stubblefield, M.D. is medical director of cancer rehabilitation at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey and the national medical director for Select Medical's ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation program. He is known around the world for his expertise in the identification, evaluation, and rehabilitation of pain and functional disorders caused by cancer and cancer treatments, particularly problems caused by radiation and chemotherapy. Dr. Stubblefield is an accomplished researcher and has published extensively on medical rehabilitation, oncology, pain management, palliative care, and neurophysiology.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Stubblefield explain:

  • what neuropathy is, how it happens, and the treatments that can cause it
  • how to explain neuropathy to friends and family
  • risk factors for neuropathy
  • treatments for neuropathy
  • the three things that anyone diagnosed with neuropathy should know

Running time: 31:32

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