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Ask the Expert

Our ask-the-expert series will help answer your questions about breast cancer, whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment or years beyond treatment.

Each month, we ask a breast cancer expert to respond to your questions on a specific topic during an ask-the-expert residency. Answers to select questions will be posted on our website on an ongoing basis throughout the month.

September 2013 Ask the Expert: Understanding Radiation Therapy

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Jennifer Bellon, MD, answered your questions about what radiation therapy is and what to expect during and after treatment.

August 2013 Ask the Expert: Breast Imaging and Screening Updates

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Debra Somers Copit, MD, answers your questions about the latest breast imaging and screening techniques.

August 2013 Ask the Expert: Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Highlights

Living Beyond Breast Cancer experts Hope S. Rugo, MD, and Carey K. Anders, MD, answer your questions about triple-negative breast cancer in this companion to our April 2013 webinar and Ask the Expert.

July 2013 Ask the Expert: Understanding Lymphedema

Living Beyond Breast Cancer experts Joy Cohn, PT, CLT-LANA, and Stephanie Duczak, PT, CLT-LANA, answer your questions about what lymphedema is and how to manage it. 

June 2013 Ask the Expert: Managing Stress and Anxiety

Living Beyond Breast Cancer experts Kauser Ahmed, PhD, and Ruth H. Steinman, MD, answer your questions about managing the stress and anxiety you may feel after a breast cancer diagnosis.

May 2013 Ask the Expert: Understanding Hormonal Therapy

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Vijayakrishna K. Gadi, MD, PhD, answered your questions about hormonal therapy, treatment that blocks estrogen in the body, for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

April 2013 Ask the Expert: Research and Treatments for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert George Sledge, MD, answered your questions about treatment options and clinical trials for triple-negative breast cancer. 

March 2013 Ask the Expert: Diet and Nutrition for Long-Term Survivors

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Shoshi Barkai, MS, RD, answered your questions about the importance of weight management after a breast cancer diagnosis and how to incorporate healthful eating and fitness into your daily routine.

February 2013 Ask the Expert: African-Americans Getting Connected, Getting Support

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Alisha Ellis, LMSW, MA, answered your questions about how to get support and care as an African-American woman diagnosed with breast cancer.

January 2013 Ask the Expert: ATLAS Study on Tamoxifen

Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD, answered your questions about ATLAS, a major new study that has shown that tamoxifen treatment for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer is even more beneficial when taken for 10 years instead of five. These questions were submitted during our January 9, 2013 webinar on News From the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Denver, CO  ·  September 13, 2014

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