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Is it safe to delay radiation due to COVID-19?

Published On: | Eric Brown

This article from Katie Deming, MD, radiation oncologist, may help breast cancer patients who are trying to decide if they should delay their radiation treatment because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Deming talked with radiation oncologists across the US to determine best practices regarding COVID-19. Here are six frequently asked questions to help you decide […]

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Everybody is an expert!

Published On: | Eric Brown

In the 1980s, scientists were considered the “go to” experts for reliable information regarding our health. In the 1990s, PhD students became “the source.” By the early 2000s, it was the media we trusted. And today … Karen on Facebook knows what is best for us. This is becoming more concerning during the unforeseen COVID-19 […]

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What you need to know about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as a breast cancer patient

Published On: | Eric Brown

If you have breast cancer, you probably have many questions and concerns about COVID-19 … is it safe to continue my treatments, should I cancel my doctor appointments, should I self-quarantine? At Comprehensive Breast Care, we want to make sure you stay as healthy, protected and safe as possible, and receive the most credible information […]

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Breast cancer survivor finds Dr. Eric Brown “one of the best”

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“I must admit that as much as I don’t like to wish my life away, I am happy that 2019 is over in many respects,” writes Cindy Walter, a Rochester wife, mother and grandmother who was diagnosed with breast cancer in early 2019. “It’s such an odd sensation to reflect on the past year, learning I […]

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Why are clinical trials important?

Published On: | Eric Brown

It may come as a surprise to many people that doctors don’t always know which treatment is the most effective for a patient. They base their decision on years of medical knowledge and experience, results observed in other patients, collaboration with colleagues, and information obtained from medical conferences and journals. Clinical trials are another valuable […]

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Christmas: the most wonderful time of the year? Not so much for cancer patients, but this can change

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While the holidays are supposed to be a time of celebration, they quickly can go from joyful to stressful for those dealing with the daily reality of a cancer diagnosis. Feelings of depression and disconnection can be common. Priorities may change, moods may fluctuate, frustration may increase and disappointment may become the new normal. If […]

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Comprehensive Breast Care introduces Ashley Richardson, DO

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She shares information about high-risk breast cancer screening and management  Breast surgeon Ashley Richardson, DO, recently joined the Comprehensive Breast Care team. She will see patients in Troy, Clarkston and Flint. Dr. Richardson completed a breast surgical oncology fellowship at McLaren/Karmanos Cancer Institute in Flint, where she was the first graduate of the fellowship program. […]

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Take off the pink-colored glasses and take in the reality of Pinktober

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Everyone supports the fight against breast cancer; that fact is indisputable. But, the pink ribbon bandwagon may be slowing down as more and more women are saying “stop” – stop to the cutesy slogans and the ocean of pink paraphernalia available for purchase and profit every year in October. Breast Cancer Awareness Month originated back […]

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Get your annual mammogram, Rochester Hills wife and mother urges

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Elizabeth Reeve is living proof that getting an annual mammogram can save your life. During her routine annual physical, a breast exam was conducted, and Elizabeth was told everything was fine. “The stars clearly were aligned that day,” she reflects. “As I got into my car, I realized my doctor had not ordered an annual […]

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