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Oncology Advances January 2017

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Access to our Oncology Services Our Physician Liaisons Ellen Steward and Tom Anderson can provide direct assistance with patient referrals and con- sultations. Ellen can be reached at (617) 582-4733 or via email at Tom can be reached at (617) 582-4760 or via email at Team Investigates Key Factors in Patient Decision Making Amid Growing Rates and Lack of Survival Benefit in Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy… continued from page 4 "Based on our research, we know that young women with breast cancer often overestimate the odds that cancer will occur in the other, healthy breast," said Dr. Partridge. "As there is a strong association between CPM and emotional and de- cisional factors among patients, we believe that enhanced communication and additional psychosocial support may help to improve the decision-making process." Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center of- fers CME courses that cover the latest developments in clinical research and treatments. The courses are of- fered in conjunction with the Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and the Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development, which are both accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Upcoming CME Courses Current and New Concepts in the Biology and Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer Saturday, October 15, 2016 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA Cutaneous Lymphoma Update: Intersecting Clinical Care and Research Saturday, November 12, 2016 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA Topics in Gastrointestinal Cancer New Online CME (on-demand) For more information on these and other CME courses, visit For More Information, Consultation and Referral Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center is easy to access at 1-877-332-4294, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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