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Exploring the Usefulness of Botanicals as an Adjunctive Treatment for Lymphedema: A Systematic Search and Review

2018-11-05T20:40:50+00:00

Ellen Poage Independent Researcher Objectives 1) To provide a critical analysis of the current published research regarding the use, risks and benefits of botanicals in the treatment of lymphedema; and 2) to provide health professionals current knowledge of safe, appropriate use of botanicals for lymphedema Type This systematic search and review (SSR) addresses the [...]

Exploring the Usefulness of Botanicals as an Adjunctive Treatment for Lymphedema: A Systematic Search and Review2018-11-05T20:40:50+00:00

Dr. Blackwell | Myths about Breast Cancer

2018-10-30T15:59:48+00:00

From deodorant to bras, even cell phones, when it comes to breast cancer doctors say these are some of the most common items patients ask about. “As far as I know there is no documented evidence that any of these factors increase the risk of breast cancer,” said Dr. Lea Blackwell, a breast surgeon [...]

Dr. Blackwell | Myths about Breast Cancer2018-10-30T15:59:48+00:00

Breast cancer patient promotes self-checks

2018-05-04T17:30:16+00:00

Doctors always encourage women to perform "self-checks" on their breasts as a way to detect breast cancer early and one Lee County woman is living proof that it really works. At almost 81-years-old Gloria Bucher is tough to keep up with, but last December she got some news that threatened to sideline her for [...]

Breast cancer patient promotes self-checks2018-05-04T17:30:16+00:00

Breast Cancer in Younger Women with Meredith Cronin

2018-04-27T17:20:54+00:00

Meredith Cronin had it all. Beautiful home. Loving husband. Three children, including a baby girl. "Two months after I finished nursing her I noticed I still had some of what I thought were clogged milk ducts, so I went to my GYN and he said let's go ahead and do a mammogram." It put [...]

Breast Cancer in Younger Women with Meredith Cronin2018-04-27T17:20:54+00:00

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy discussion by Dr. Blackwell

2018-04-27T13:04:45+00:00

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, surgery is almost always inevitable. "When you do surgery for breast cancer about 70 % of patients are treated with breast conservation and that's where you remove the area of breast cancer traditionally called a lumpectomy or partial mastectomy," says Dr. Lea Blackwell, a breast surgical [...]

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy discussion by Dr. Blackwell2018-04-27T13:04:45+00:00

Dr. Blackwell discusses Breast Cancer without a Lump

2018-04-27T12:58:37+00:00

It runs counter to what many women have come to expect in breast cancer. Inflammatory breast cancer, or IBC, is a rare form that presents without a lump. "Inflammatory Breast Cancer is a cancer that presents with a very swollen, hot, tender breast. And usually what happens is the patients will go to their [...]

Dr. Blackwell discusses Breast Cancer without a Lump2018-04-27T12:58:37+00:00

The Time and Place for Conservative Surgical Treatment

2018-04-10T22:12:41+00:00

Lea Blackwell, MD Speaking on: BREAST CANCER: The Time and Place for Conservative Surgical Treatment Dr. Blackwell is a fellowship trained breast surgeon. She is originally from Panama City, FL and attended the University of Florida graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in 1996. In 2002 she graduated from Louisiana State University [...]

The Time and Place for Conservative Surgical Treatment2018-04-10T22:12:41+00:00

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