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The Botsford Breast Center – CBS EcoMedia Partnership

Thirty-six uninsured and underinsured women came to Botsford’s Lucille and Dr. Louis Spagnuolo Breast Center for mammograms at our fourth annual Breast Screening Day. CBS EcoMedia Inc. funded our event as the lead sponsor.  Watch a great video here from … Continue reading

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The Angel Pillow Project

When Sabrina Mayhew was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, she was confident doctors would care for her medical needs, but she knew that with such a diagnosis also comes emotional pain. While recovering from a double mastectomy, someone gave … Continue reading

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Wig Service at Botsford Cancer Center Uplifts Patients’ Spirits

About a year ago I began collaborating with the people who run the Botsford Cancer Center to figure out how we could provide a very special service to patients who would be losing their hair due to the side effects … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Caregivers

According to The Mayo Clinic the incidence of non-medical professionals who are now caregivers exceeds 65 million Americans. Generally the care is provided to a loved one in need, including a spouse, parent, sibling, or disabled child. According to Novak … Continue reading

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Breast surgeon’s secret weapon against cancer isn’t a scalpel — it’s a nurse navigator

Nurse navigators advocate for breast cancer patients by making sure they know about all the resources available to them. Continue reading

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Exciting things happening at Botsford Cancer Center

You may have recently seen Dr. Mihai Ghilezan, the director of brachytherapy at Botsford Cancer Center, on the front page of the Detroit News. If you missed their story, check it out! The Detroit News story focuses on high-dose radiation … Continue reading

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How meditation can benefit cancer patients

For cancer patients, meditation can reduce anxiety and pain as well as many other proven benefits. Continue reading

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Thanks for a Great Women’s Health Event

We gave nearly 60 free breast and cervical cancer screenings to women from around the community. Oh, and there were plenty of free gifts. Continue reading

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Nurse Navigators take Stress out of Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Breast cancer nurse navigators are becoming increasingly popular and necessary. Find out how you can benefit from this essential service. Continue reading

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