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Jean Soulios, Rocky Storm, Dr. Katie Deming on CBC Products for your comfort and convenience

Published On: | Eric Brown

  Comprehensive Breast Care (CBC) endorses and sells a few products on its website that the breast surgeons feel will improve the health and comfort of breast cancer patients immensely. During The Breast of Everything podcast, the physicians talk with product representatives who share details about the products they’ve created specifically for breast cancer patients. Featured guests […]

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Tami Lysher on Surviving and Thriving

Published On: | Eric Brown

] Tami Lysher is a cancer survivor and thriver. It’s been 15 years since the Grand Blanc, Michigan business owner learned of her breast cancer diagnosis. Through her journey, and with the help of Comprehensive Breast Care Surgeon Linsey Gold, DO, FACOS, FACS, Tami has plenty of advice to share with other breast cancer patients […]

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Breast cancer survivor recommends seeking a second opinion

Published On: | Eric Brown

It’s been 12 years since Registered Nurse Cory Pacheco heard the one word every single person fears … cancer. “When I got that phone call, it sucked the life right out of me,” she recalls vividly. “I eat right, I exercise regularly, I don’t smoke, I drink socially … I do everything I can to […]

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Cory Pacheco, RN, on Breast cancer survivor recommends seeking a second opinion

Published On: | Eric Brown

It’s been 12 years since Registered Nurse Cory Pacheco heard the one word every single person fears … cancer. “When I got that phone call, it sucked the life right out of me,” she recalls vividly. “I eat right, I exercise regularly, I don’t smoke, I drink socially … I do everything I can to […]

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The Role of a Breast Care Navigator

Published On: | Eric Brown

When a woman finds out she has breast cancer, in many cases she needs someone to “hold her hand” through this unanticipated and frightening journey into the unknown. Women face a confusing maze of questions and often become overwhelmed very quickly. As physicians, we do our best to provide as much support and information as […]

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MARSHA SCHMIT: The role of a breast care navigator

Published On: | Eric Brown

When a woman finds out she has breast cancer, in many cases she needs someone to “hold her hand” through this unanticipated and frightening journey into the unknown. Women face a confusing maze of questions and often become overwhelmed very quickly. As physicians, we do our best to provide as much support and information as […]

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SUE GLADER: “I have breast cancer…and a toddler”

Published On: | Eric Brown

Who would ever think that a young mother with a toddler would have to deal with breast cancer? It happened to Sue Glader, a 33-year-old wife, mother of a 13-month-old son, and freelance copywriter. She survived in stride with every step of her cancer – from diagnosis, to surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – and it […]

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JACKIE SMILEY: Genetic testing: the amazing medical contribution often overlooked

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Finding out if you have a genetic mutation can be lifesaving for patients, their families and future generations. Genetic testing plays a vital role in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment. So much can be done once your physician knows if a mutation exists.  Jackie Smiley, nurse practitioner and high-risk genetics coordinator for Hurley Medical […]

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DR. JOE KORT: How do we heal emotional trauma?

Published On: | Eric Brown

When we break the news to women that they have breast cancer, it is one of the most difficult conversations to have; and even though we’ve had these talks countless times, they never get easier. Our patients are anxious and worried; the information we are giving them will change their life forever. As surgeons, we […]

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AMANDA MORAN: How to live a healthy, happy life as a cancer survivor

Published On: | Eric Brown

“Cancer wasn’t even on our radar, now it is a major focus.” Amanda Moran, MA, Ed, EdS, group fitness director for Ascension Genesys Health Club, was a featured guest on The Breast of Everything podcast, sharing not only her own family experience with breast cancer, but also advice on how to live a healthy, happy, […]

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