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Community Meetings Treating Pain After Surgery

When:   Monday, April 22, 2013
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EDT

Where:   Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Download the podcast and presentation from this program.

Whether you had breast cancer surgery years ago or are preparing for it in the near future, understanding post-surgery pain will help you reduce your risk and manage ongoing discomfort. 

During this program, Andrea V. Barrio, MD, FACS, discussed:

  • Common causes of pain and disruptions in sensation after breast cancer surgery
  • What you can do to reduce your risk of post-operative complications
  • How to successfully manage and treat ongoing discomfort

About Our Speaker

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. She researches accelerated partial breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer and prevention of lymphedema. She also studies methods to detect lymphedema at an earlier stage and prevent its progression. Dr. Barrio is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology.