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What women should want to know about their breast health

Published On: | Eric Brown

Repeatedly, in our office, we hear the same questions and concerns from women about their breast health. Sugar causes cancer; underwire bras shouldn’t be worn; don’t use deodorant; if there is no family history of breast cancer, I won’t get it; I’m too young to get breast cancer … we hear the same misconceptions over […]

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WILLIAM STEFANI, MD: How do you want your breasts to look after cancer surgery?

Published On: | Eric Brown

It used to be taboo to worry about cosmetic results following breast cancer surgery. Surgeons and patients were focused on one result – removing all of the cancer. How a woman’s breasts looked after surgery was not important. Fortunately, times have changed, and so have medical advancements. Dedicated breast surgeons and reconstructive surgeons can accomplish […]

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WILLIAM STEFANI, MD: Breast cancer and plastic surgery – what you want to know

Published On: | Eric Brown

During The Breast of Everything podcast, Comprehensive Breast Care Surgeon Eric Brown, MD; talked with Plastic Surgeon William Stefani, MD; about reconstructive surgery after breast surgery, and what women should know. Dr. Stefani is a board certified plastic surgeon who also completed a fellowship in aesthetic surgery. He has been voted “Top Doctor” many times by Hour Detroit magazine, Consumer […]

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RANDY HICKS, MD: Radiation therapy – The controversy regarding screening mammography

Published On: | Eric Brown

During a recent The Breast of Everything podcast, Breast Surgeon Linsey Gold, DO; talked with Radiologist Randy Hicks, MD; about questions women are asking regarding mammography screenings and the use of technology in detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages. Dr. Hicks is co-founder and co-director of Regional Medical Imaging, serving physicians and patients throughout […]

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KIRAN DEVISETTY, MD: Radiation therapy – the big black box full of myths

Published On: | Eric Brown

When patients hear the word ‘radiation,’ they immediately think of the yellow symbol: it can cause cancer and it will do harm. However, when properly used in a controlled environment, it effectively will help treat and often cure cancer. Comprehensive Breast Care Surgeon Ashley Richardson, DO, discussed this topic with Radiation Oncologist Kiran Devisetty, MD, […]

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SHANA CARTER: Young mom learns she is a high risk for breast cancer … what would you do?

Published On: | Eric Brown

Through genetic testing, Shana Carter, a Young Fives teacher with Lake Fenton Community Schools and mother of two, learned she had a mutation in her ATM gene, placing her in the high-risk category for developing breast cancer. In The Breast of Everything podcast, she talks with Comprehensive Breast Care surgeon Ashley Richardson, DO, regarding the […]

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PODCAST: Everybody is an expert … not!

Published On: | Eric Brown

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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

Published On: | Eric Brown

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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?

Published On: | Eric Brown

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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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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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