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User-testers needed to review onboarding and user-experience with electronic health record app

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Savvy Cooperative, a patient co-op that connects patients to health innovators, is conducting paid user-testing ($50) with patients who would like to use technology to keep track of and access health records. Let’s make sure that their onboarding process and EHR retrieval process make sense and are easy to use. You can read more about that opportunity by clicking here. Barbara JacobyBarbara Jacoby …

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Valuable Information for Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones in A Live Online Event

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Calling All Cancer Patients, Cargivers and Loved Ones! Don’t miss out on this Facebook Live interview on Thursday May 9, 2019 at 2 pm ET. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Professor of Breast Cancer Lillie D. Shockney, RN will share information regarding reporting the side effects of cancer treatments and how to support a loved one that should be extremely …

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

From: Minas Chrysopoulo, MD FACS Founder & Co-Creator of the Breast Advocate® App PRMA Plastic Surgery Peri-operative pain management has changed tremendously over recent years. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols have been a game-changer for recovery after all methods of breast reconstruction Patient comfort is one of our top priorities at PRMA Plastic Surgery! Thanks to PRMA’s new Enhanced Recovery …

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Existing drug may treat triple-negative breast cancer

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

By: Ana Sandoiu From: medicalnewstoday.com The existing drug estradiol can inhibit tumor growth in a subtype of triple-negative breast cancer. The researchers may soon test the repurposed drug in a phase II clinical trial. Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form of breast cancer wherein tumors lack expression of three proteins. The three are estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and human …

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Chico’s FAS, Inc. Announces 14th Annual Partnership with Living Beyond Breast Cancer

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Specialty Retailer Raises Funds to Support Women and Families Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS) and its family of brands, Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma, announce its 14th annual partnership with Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national nonprofit organization that connects people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. “Chico’s FAS is committed to women’s health …

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Register for Cancer Research Institute FREE Immunotherapy Patient Summits

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summits are free half-day Saturday events that provide a forum for patients, caregivers, and advocates to meet together along with scientific and healthcare experts to learn more about how new breakthroughs in immunotherapy are changing standards of care for all cancers. In 2018, the Immunotherapy Patient Summit are upcoming to New York City, San Diego, …

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PRMA Plastic Surgery Offering Breast Reconstruction Follow-Up Services for Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

The surgeons of PRMA Plastic Surgery are honored to offer breast reconstruction surgery follow up care for patients who have been displaced by the recent storms until patients are able to resume care with their local physician. PRMA Plastic Surgery is offering follow up care after breast reconstruction surgery for patients displaced by Hurricane Harvey at no charge. “Our goal …

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Acupuncture might ease hot flashes for breast cancer patients

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

By: Alan Mozes, HealthDay News From: upi.com Acupuncture can help alleviate the often-debilitating hot flashes that afflict many breast cancer patients, new Italian research says. Noting that hot flashes are a fact of life for many women with breast cancer, the investigators found that pairing lifestyle advice with weekly acupuncture sessions dramatically improved the women’s quality of life. “Acupuncture together …