Accelerated Aging by Dr. Susan Love

Accelerated Aging by Dr. Susan Love

It took my own bout with leukemia for me to understand the long-term consequences that result from poisoning your body with cancer treatments. These enduring symptoms have been termed “late effects,” which seems a bit euphemistic to me. I prefer calling them...
What a Difference a Smile Makes

What a Difference a Smile Makes

A recent op-ed by James Grisolia, MD, made me think about masks and what they are doing to our social life. On the one hand, they allow us to promote our politics or hobbies or even to hide behind a swath of color. As Grisolia puts it so well: “Without faces, we work...
SABCS 2020 Takeaway by Dr. Susan Love

SABCS 2020 Takeaway by Dr. Susan Love

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Meeting was a bit different this year. The biggest change was that it was virtual so that you could stay in your sweatpants and watch while eating breakfast. Missing were the cocktail parties and other chances to catch up with friends and...
Breast Cancer Treatment in the Age of COVID by Dr. Susan Love

Breast Cancer Treatment in the Age of COVID by Dr. Susan Love

            For most of my career, the driving force behind the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer has been the belief we needed to move as quickly as possible to eradicate the cancer before it had the chance to spread. Even though...
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