July 7, 1951 - March 26, 2018 Karen Dunham was an integral member of the Susan G. Komen family, and we are proud to share this special episode, She will be dearly missed. To learn more about clinical trials: https://bit.ly/1Nb6ilN
"It wasn't until I stepped my foot out the door of my last radiation treatment that the financial chaos started." Marla Blaylock is the CEO of Blue Lotus Systems, but she's also a breast cancer survivor. In this episode, she talks with Suzanne about the financial impact of a breast cancer diagnosis and how it can feel chaotic.
African American women experience a significantly higher mortality rate than any other ethnicity. The reasons are complex and Virginia Brown, MA, PhD, an Assistant Professor at Dell Medical School in the Department of Population Health has dedicated her career to helping communities understand why and how this is the case. Our discussion is about more than just breast cancer, it's about figuring out how to make substantial changes in the system to truly find health equity.
Dr. Debra Patt is a practicing oncologist and breast cancer specialist in Austin, Texas, and a vice president of Texas Oncology. She is an active leader in breast cancer research, serves on the US Oncology Research breast cancer committee, and chairs the breast cancer subsection of the pathways task force for The US Oncology Network. In this episode she talks about the evolution of breast cancer care and where we go from here.