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Los Angeles–based designer Emily McDowell was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma at age 24, enduring nine months of chemo and radiation before going into remission. “The most difficult part of my illness wasn’t losing my hair, or being erroneously … Continue reading

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Joan Lunden spoke powerfully and from the heart during her keynote address before an audience of medical, surgical, radiation oncologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of patients with breast cancer, … Continue reading

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A doctor’s ability to explain, listen and empathize has a profound impact on patient care, as discussed in a thoughtful column authored by Nirmal Joshi, chief medical officer for Pinnacle Health System, appearing in The New York Times. As one … Continue reading

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Most cancer patients aren’t celebrities. And maybe that’s exactly why LILY, an indie film about a young woman who happens to have breast cancer, has value, as discussed in this report from Forbes. The opening is spot-on: the patient’s face, … Continue reading

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Breast cancer surgery can leave a patient feeling incomplete. However, a surgical treatment option labeled nipple-sparing mastectomy offers not only surgical reconstruction of the breast, but also the emotional reconstruction of the patient after breast cancer. In this video, breast … Continue reading

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What if among the many overwhelming materials you see at the time of a breast cancer diagnosis there was a simple book that inspired hope instead of fear, and showed beauty instead of disfigurement? It sits on the doctor’s waiting … Continue reading

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In this video, breast cancer expert Dr. Jay Harness discusses how nipple-sparing mastectomy and surgical reconstruction supports the Emotional Reconstruction® of the breast cancer patient. Emotional Reconstruction is a treatment option offered exclusively by Dr. Harness among breast cancer medical … Continue reading

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