Other Breast Cancer Experts
In addition to our Medical Advisory Board members, Living Beyond Breast Cancer is fortunate to have many other breast cancer experts who donate their time and energy to serve as speakers, reviewers, advocates and expert resources.
Dr. Armstrong is a breast cancer oncologist with Paoli Hematology-Oncology Associates in Paoli, Pennsylvania, and a member of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s board of directors. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has a special interest in physicians’ communication skills.
Arash Asher is the Director of Cancer Survivorship & Rehabilitation at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai.
Dr. Ashing is professor and director of the City of Hope Center of Community Alliance for research and education. Her focus is on the influence of biological, psychological, social and ecological factors on survivorship among diverse ethnic and linguistic groups.
Christina Bach, MBE, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker and certified oncology social worker.
Michael J. Baime, MD, is the founder and director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness and director of Mind-Body Programs for the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Dr. Bao was born and raised in Beijing, China. During her medical training, she pursued her interests in acupuncture and breast cancer research
Shoshi Barkai, MS, RD, is a registered dietician with 15 years of experience developing and facilitating weight loss programs for women.
Andrea V. Barrio, MD, FACS, is the attending breast surgeon and associate program director of the breast fellowship at Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Center.
Dr. Bear is chairman of the division of surgical oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center. He has played a key role in international studies of breast cancer chemotherapy used prior to surgery.
Ms. Beck is a certified lymphedema therapist and clinical nurse specialist. She is coordinator of the women’s breast center at Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Mo.