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Dr Susan Love Research Foundation

Are All Appearances What They Seem? New Insights Into DCIS

Susan M. Love | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

We will need to finally figure out the anatomy of the breast ducts and develop reliable ways to image and monitor them -- which is something Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is committed to doing. If DCIS is really just like rust in the pipes, maybe the next step is to figure out how to squirt something like Drano down the duct and clean them out!

Sometimes, Diagnosis Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Susan M. Love | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

We encourage second opinions about treatment, but most people don't realize that when they ask for a second opinion on the diagnosis, the opinion should be based on examination of the actual biopsy slides, not simply the original pathology report.

Apple Puts Skin in the Game to Support Breast Cancer Research

Susan M. Love | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Susan M. Love

Share the Journey is not just another pink curling iron. It's proof that for-profit ventures can add insight, expertise, and vital resources to our mission of achieving a future without breast cancer.

An App for That: Game-Changer for Breast Cancer Patients

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

One of the most remarkable qualities of the breast cancer community is its willingness to help others who are facing the disease today or might in the future.

HRT Questioned Again -- Really?

Susan M. Love | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

Once again we are returning to the question of whether menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases breast cancer risk.

Breast Cancer Surgery -- Ignorance of Anatomy, Not a Dearth of Guidelines

Susan M. Love | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that nearly one in four women who have a lumpectomy to treat their breast cancer require another surgery to remove additional tissue.

More Is Not Always Better

Susan M. Love | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

When it comes to medicine, all too often we think, "Well, if a little is good for you then more must be better!" But three recently published studies underscore why, when it comes to our health, more may actually be more than we need.

Avastin -- Back in the News

Susan M. Love | Posted 04.01.2012 | Health News
Susan M. Love

If we can figure out who should get Avastin, when and for how long, we may find it has a place in breast cancer. But until we answer those questions, we should not be giving it to everybody because we hope it will help someone.

Celebs, Nonprofits Partner For Lifetime Movie On Impact Of Breast Cancer

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Since 1994, Lifetime Television has been a leader in promoting awareness and activism around the issue of breast cancer. Combining advocacy work with ...