Surviving Breast Cancer: When Doctor Becomes Patient

Melanie A. Lynch, M.D., a breast surgeon at Summa Akron City Hospital, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. In this forum, ideastream® Managing Producer Kay Colby talks with Dr. Lynch about her dual experience of being the doctor treating women with breast cancer and becoming the patient who was cared for by her very own team. It’s a unique opportunity to combine science and story to deepen our awareness of this important medical challenge. 

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