The Impact of Advance Practice Nursing in a Comprehensive Breast Center Mary Ellen Egger, APN, WHNP-BC, CBPN-IC, The Vanderbilt Breast Center, Nashville, TN The Vanderbilt Breast Center (VBC) is a comprehensive, full service, multidisciplinary outpatient facility located in Nashville, TN, that offers screening, imaging, biopsy, medical oncology, radiation oncology, plastic surgery consultation, nutrition, social work,
The effectiveness of mobile mammography has been questioned over many years by clinical providers as well as consumers.
Current Issues in Breast Cancer Survivorship – The Heart of the Matter B.I. Bodai, MD, F.A.C.S Director, Breast Cancer Survivorship Institute Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento There are nearly 3 million women in the United States who have been successfully treated for breast cancer with a curative expectation. According to the American Cancer Society, this number will
National Consortium of Breast Centers – 25th Annual Meeting, 2015
Breast pain is a common, distressing problem among women. Many of them seek medical attention because they are concerned about the possibility of breast cancer. (Howard, Battaglia, Prout, Freund, 2012). After significant disease is ruled out, most patients respond to simple reassurance. Others, however, require treatment because symptoms interfere with their lives.
Special Reimbursement Issue Cancer care in general and breast cancer care in particular, is expensive and complicated. The current NCBC Bulletin contains important timely articles addressing detailed billing data regarding image guided breast biopsies and breast imaging, both of which are vitally important for NCBC Centers. In the breast image guided biopsy and billing article
Cancer Rehabilitation: CARF International Standards for Cancer Rehabilitation Specialty Programs Nicole L. Stout DPT, CLT-LANA1, Christine M. MacDonell2, Office of Strategic Research, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Mark. O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health. Bethesda, MD. Medical Rehabilitation, CARF International. Tucson, AZ. Disclaimer: The views expressed are those of the authors and do not
Featured Article Primary Care’s Role in Breast Health, and How Breast Centers May Support Them Christine B. Weldon,1,2 Teena Francois-Blue,3 Ariel J. Thomas, 3 Kathy Tossas-Milligan,3 Julia R. Trosman,1,2 Betty Roggenkamp,1 Anne Marie Murphy3 1Center for Business Models in Healthcare,2 Northwestern University,3 Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force Multiple studies have concluded that primary care
Weigh Pink: Weight Management and Lifestyle Strategies to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk & Risk of Recurrence
NCBC LAUNCHES its 2015 INTERNATIONAL DELEGATE PROGRAM