Nurse Navigators for Cancer Patients: Do They Help?

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, nurse navigators were not available everywhere, and there were none in my locale. Since there was a multi-hospital, dedicated breast health center, I could, if I chose, schedule visits and coordinate communication with my surgeon, my radiation oncologist, and my medical oncologist through the center rather . . . → Read More: Nurse Navigators for Cancer Patients: Do They Help?

Book Review — “Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History”

Exhaustively researched and highly readable, science journalist Florence Williams’ latest book describes the remarkable and largely uncharted ecology of women’s breasts. Yes, ecology. It turns out that human breasts are in fact a complex and adaptable ecosystem, with a unique ability to tune in and respond to the world around them. Research has only . . . → Read More: Book Review — “Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History”