Posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The fight against breast cancer is an all-out offensive and the growing number of survivors -- it's very likely that you know one -- shows the immense progress that has been made. We're doing all we can to beat breast cancer. But we might be doing too much. We'll try to make some sense of that on today's Sound of Ideas. Join us for a very important discussion on the latest research in breast cancer screening, treatment and prevention.
Jame Abraham, MD, director of the Breast Oncology Program, Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute
Regina Brett, author of God Never Blinks and Be the Miracle, columnist for The Plain Dealer and The Cleveland Jewish News, breast cancer survivor
Jan Bursky, breast cancer survivor
Jill Dietz, MD, surgical oncologist, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
Ellen Heyman, MSN,RN,CS, chief program officer for The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place. Phone: (216) 595-9546
Why are rates of bilateral mastectomies rising? (Susan G. Komen)
FAQs for cancer survivors from Regina Brett
Information from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on breast cancer screening
Breast cancer information from the National Cancer Institute
Surgical options for breast cancer from the American Cancer Society
When Men Get Breast Cancer (NYT)
Double Mastectomies Don’t Yield Expected Results, Study Finds (NPR)
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