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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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Cancer treatment planning will continue during COVID-19 pandemic

Published On: | Eric Brown

In the wake of COVID-19, cancer care teams must make increasingly complex decisions about the course of treatment for our patients. Care teams cannot meet in person during the pandemic, but we must continue to effectively and accurately serve our patients. Meeting virtually with our multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, pathologists, surgical oncologists and radiation […]

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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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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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Do you need an office visit at Comprehensive Breast Care?

Published On: | Eric Brown

We have provided the following recommendations for our patients who are not sure if they need a face-to-face office visit during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are designed for your health and safety. Recommendations are broken into the following priority categories based on patient condition: Priority A: the patient’s condition is immediately life-threatening or clinically unstable; […]

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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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