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Going Flat? Self-Advocacy is Key 

A recent Washington Post article shared the experiences of patients who wanted to “go flat” rather than undergoing breast mound reconstruction after mastectomy. The article examined how sentiment toward flat closure has changed over time. Despite growing awareness, many patients report their doctors never spoke to them about the option to go flat or even […]

In Case You Missed It: Will Telemedicine Continue After the COVID Pandemic Ends?

Telemedicine, or meeting with your doctor over the phone or computer, has been more widely used recently than in the past due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s in large part due to Congress lifting restrictions on its use. The New York Times recently published an article that looked at whether or not telemedicine is here […]

FDA’s New Guidance Recommends Including Men in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

New federal guidance recommends that breast cancer clinical trials be open to men – who are being diagnosed with and dying from the disease – but have largely been excluded from clinical trials. An estimated 2,620 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020 and 502 will die from it in the US. Although […]