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Surgeon Spotlight

Dr. Howard’s Ongoing Quest for the Best Possible Breast Cancer Care

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With 30 years in practice, Dr. Daniel Howard, a General Surgeon at Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital, can still define exactly what attracted him to surgery. Dr. Howard’s practice at Mercy Health is the only facility in the state of Kentucky to take advantage of MarginProbe, and it’s leading the state, and the nation, in many other areas of breast cancer treatment.

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Breast Cancer and BRCA: Recommendations from a Pioneer in the Field

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Dr. Beth Anglin is a breast cancer surgeon with almost 20 years of experience and a unique expertise on the genes responsible for many breast cancer cases: BRCA1 and BRCA2. These are the most common genes involved in hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, and the surgeon recently related that out of the 275-300 breast cancer patients she treats annually, she is currently following 200 that all tested positive for the BRCA gene.

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Leading Breast Surgeon Shares Strategy for Whole Patient Wellness During Breast Cancer Treatment

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Dr. Jennifer Simmons has a very personal connection to breast cancer – a family member was diagnosed at only 29 years old, dying from the disease at 36. “Breast cancer was very much a part of my childhood and I understood at a very early age the impact that it has on a woman, her family, and the community as a whole. So fighting this disease really resonates with me.”

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