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Positive Margins, Positively Unacceptable: How We Can Help Women Get on the Road to Recovery After Breast Cancer Surgery

Susan Scanlan | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Scanlan

As a surviving sister in the breast cancer sorority, I look forward to the day when positive margins no longer stand in the way of a woman's safe and speedy path to recovery and remission.

Can You Hear Me? Women and Their Doctors Talking About Surgery to Prevent Breast Cancer

Mark E. Robson, M.D. | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark E. Robson, M.D.

Women with breast cancer should be helped to clearly understand what can and cannot be achieved by prophylactic bilateral mastectomy and the potentially significant risks of the procedure. Doctors, in turn, should accept that a reduction in fear is a worthwhile goal in cancer treatment.