Surgical Treatment of Breast Cancer—Past, Present, and Future: A Conversation with Deborah E. Farr, MD

In this interview, Deborah E. Farr, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the benefits of recent advances in the surgical treatment of breast cancer. She also gives insight into how breast cancer surgery may continue to evolve in the coming years and shares advice for counseling patients with breast cancer who are undergoing surgery. This interview has been conducted in partnership with the National Breast ...

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Developments in Breast Imaging and Radiology: A Conversation With Tricia Trammell

In this interview, Tricia Trammell, BA, CRA, FAHRA, R.T. (R)(M)(QM)(BS), CN-BI, Breast Center Manager at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the advancements in breast imaging in relation to screening for breast cancer.


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Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention With Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG.

 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and a member of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Medical Advisory Council, discusses factors in the risk and prevention of breast cancer. Ms. Shockney shares advice for minimizing one's risk of developing breast cancer and explains the genetic factors that can come into play in the development of this disease.

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Breast Cancer Genetic Risk and Evaluation With Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lillie Shockney RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and a member of the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Medical Advisory Council, discusses the genetic factors that come into play in the development of breast cancer. In addition, she shares advice for which individuals should receive genetic testing and when, as well as strategies for counseling individuals who are undergoing genetic testing.

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How to Help Breast Cancer Survivors Become Breast Cancer Thrivers: Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG.

How can members of the cancer care team enable breast cancer survivors to become breast cancer thrivers? Watch as Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and member of the National Breast Cancer Foundation Medical Advisory Council, explains how to provide optimal care and support for patients with breast cancer during their treatment and beyond. 

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Breast Cancer and Pandemic Challenges: Mammograms and Vaccines With Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG.

Although the management of breast cancer has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the cancer care team has developed strategies to optimize screening and treatment experiences in spite of these challenges. In this interview, Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and member of the National Breast Cancer Foundation Medical Advisory Council, shares advice advice regarding protocols for undergoing mammograms during the pandemic, including the timing of COVID-19 vaccination.

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Developments in Breast Imaging and Radiology: A Conversation With Tricia Trammell

Tricia Trammell, BA, CRA, FAHRA, R.T. (R)(M)(QM)(BS), CN-BI.

 In this interview, Tricia Trammell, BA, CRA, FAHRA, R.T. (R)(M)(QM)(BS), CN-BI, Breast Center Manager at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the advancements in breast imaging in relation to screening for breast cancer.

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Navigating Cancer Genetic Risk Factors and Common Questions about Breast Cancer With Kathy Pratt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CBCN®, ONN-CG

Kathy Pratt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CBCN®, ONN-CG

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kathy Pratt, BSN, RN, OCN®, CBCN®, ONN-CG, a genetic patient navigator at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses her role in reaching out to patients identified to have a greatly increased risk of developing cancer in their lifetimes. In this interview, she shares her advice in helping individuals prevent cancer, as well as her answers to her patients' common questions about breast cancer.

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