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COVID Update: November 16,2020

Published On: | Eric Brown

To our Patients & Families, Outstanding patient care is at the heart of everything we do, no matter the circumstances. As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase throughout the state of Michigan, we remain committed to your care. We know that cancer isn’t waiting for COVID-19 to pass and we will stand by your side […]

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PODCAST: Everybody is an expert … not!

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How do you find reliable, credible, accurate information when it comes to your breast health?

So much information is available literally at our fingertips when we search the web on a myriad of subjects, and breast cancer seems to be an especially popular topic.

Comprehensive Breast Care surgeons Eric Brown, MD; Linsey Gold, DO; and Ashley Richardson, …

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JENNIFER NAGY: Every month should be Breast Cancer Awareness Month – here’s why

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It’s all about pink … all year round was the topic of a recent “The Breast of Everything” podcast featuring Jennifer Nagy of the American Cancer Society. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Eric Brown, MD, breast surgeon with Comprehensive Breast Care, talked with Jennifer about the wealth of free resources the American Cancer Society offers …

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PODCAST: Is there a “best” way to deliver a cancer diagnosis?

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There is no good way to tell a patient she has cancer. In a recent podcast, the breast surgeons at Comprehensive Breast Cancer discussed the best way to deliver a cancer diagnosis.

They all agree that an initial telephone conversation is the option they choose.

“If we wait until a patient comes to our office to receive …

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Comprehensive Breast Care presents “The Breast of Everything” Podcast

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PODCAST: Breast cancer myths dispelled

Published On: | Eric Brown

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During a recent podcast, Comprehensive Breast Care surgeons Eric Brown, MD; Linsey Gold, DO; and Ashley Richardson, DO; discussed a few of the countless myths they hear from patients regarding breast cancer. Here are a few.

#1 If you have breasts you can get breast cancer. True. Cancer has no age limitations.

#2 Young women don’t get breast …

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PODCAST: Comprehensive Breast Care presents “The Breast of Everything”

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Comprehensive Breast Care presents “The Breast of Everything”

Comprehensive Breast Care recently launched a podcast series entitled “The Breast of Everything,” hosted by breast surgeons Eric Brown, MD; Linsey Gold, DO; and Ashley Richardson, DO.

The surgeons chose to offer this program as a trusted resource for breast health information, support and encouragement. Through “The …

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Why am I always so tired?

Published On: | Eric Brown

Do not ignore cancer-related fatigue Cancer-related fatigue is the number one complaint of most cancer patients. It usually comes on suddenly, is under reported, under diagnosed and under treated. Patients may become exhausted, emotionally drained and distressed, and unable to complete their normal activities of daily living. Unlike tiredness, cancer-related fatigue does not go away […]

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NFL cornerback shares advice on supporting breast cancer victims

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NFL cornerback and Flint native, Brandon Carr, is the national football league’s (NFL) current leader for consecutive starts as a defenseman and was the highest drafted player in Grand Valley State University’s school history. But that is not the story he most wants to share. The one far more important to him, and the one […]

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Dr. Eric Brown named to Karmanos breast cancer leadership team

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Eric Brown, MD, FACS, breast surgeon with Comprehensive Breast Care, recently accepted a position with Karmanos Cancer Institute as co-leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team. Dr. Brown will continue to see his patients as usual at Comprehensive Breast Care.  As co-leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team, Dr. Brown will assist administration in developing […]

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