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WILLIAM STEFANI, MD, 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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Breast cancer survivor looks at life differently now

Published On: | Eric Brown

“The year 2019 was a difficult one for me,” breast cancer survivor and registered nurse Peggy “G” begins her story. “My mother passed away … I was her case manager and her advocate … I was exhausted,” she admits. “I was so consumed with her care that I almost forgot to schedule my annual mammogram. […]

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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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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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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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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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Comprehensive Breast Care presents “The Breast of Everything” Podcast

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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

Published On: | Eric Brown

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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