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The Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness

Despite being a highly publicized disease in this country, far too many American women do not properly understand their personal risks of developing breast cancer. The American Cancer Society projects that 40,030 Americans will die from breast cancer in 2013.

Although not every life will be saved with early detection, and some types of breast cancer are more serious than others (see Dr. John Link’s recent blog post for more information), detecting breast cancer at an early stage can lead to a better patient prognosis. Recent data from the National Cancer Institute reinforces the role early detection can play to improve a patient’s prognosis. 5-year relative survival rates […]

By | September 26, 2013|Categories: Breast Cancer, Breastlink Thrive, Dr. Lisa Curcio|1 Comment

Dr. Lisa Curcio’s Breast Cancer Survivor Story

Newly diagnosed patients can benefit from hearing a breast cancer survivor story. Such stories can inspire hope and shed light on some of the challenges newly diagnosed patients might face in their own journey. Although every patient has a unique journey, a diagnosis of breast cancer can create a special bond of inspiration and sisterhood.

Dr. Lisa Curcio’s Breast Cancer Survivor Story

Dr. Lisa Curcio shared her life altering breast cancer survivor story with CBS and KCAL news in 2011. She was diagnosed with breast cancer just nine months after the birth of her first child and two year’s after her wedding. In the three and a half minute video clip […]

By | May 7, 2013|Categories: Breastlink Thrive, Dr. Lisa Curcio|0 Comments
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