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Talking to Your Doctor with Samantha Harris

Talking openly with your doctor is one of the best ways to feel good about your breast cancer treatment decisions. But, sometimes, talking with a doctor can be overwhelming, confusing and create more questions than answers. Samantha Harris joins the show today to help us learn how to ask the right questions, ensure that we…

More Than Pink: What is Natural After Breast Cancer? with Dr. Christine Fisher

Dr. Christine Fisher, Plastic Surgeon Getting back to feeling whole is a vital part of breast cancer recovery. Having to lose one or more breasts during the treatment phase is not just physically taxing, it can scar mentally forever. Dr. Fisher and her team work with patients to change that. Dr. Christine Fisher is a…

More Than Pink: Becoming Whole Again with Dr. Elisabeth Potter

Dr. Elisabeth Potter, Plastic Surgeon – Breast Reconstruction When it’s time for reconstructive surgery, there are so many options and opportunities it can be daunting for someone faced with this reality. Dr. Potter specializes in natural reconstruction and in this episode talks about the options available today. Board certified by the American Board of Plastic…

More Than Pink: Build Them Back or Go Flat? with Dr. Julie Sprunt

Dr. Julie Sprunt, Texas Oncology Breast Specialist The decision a breast cancer patient makes about reconstruction isn’t an easy one and has long-lasting implications. Dr. Julie Sprunt, Breast Specialist at Texas Oncology, talks about the options, timelines and the benefits of rebuilding or going flat. She specializes in breast surgery and treats all breast conditions,…

More Than Pink: Types of Survivorship and Its Effects with Dr. Dawn Hershman

Dr. Dawn Hershman, Columbia University Medical Center, Komen Scholar Dawn Hershman is a tenured professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia University, where she leads their breast cancer program, and a nationally recognized expert in breast cancer treatment, prevention, and survivorship. She is also a Komen Scholar. In this episode, Hershman discusses the different struggles…

More Than Pink: Beating Breast Cancer But Going Broke with Marla Blaylock

Marla Blaylock, Komen Austin Board Member, Survivor Marla Blaylock is the CEO and Founder of Blue Lotus Systems. BLS is an established Austin based full-service IT Services provider with 14 years of history, that brings together world-class experts in strategic IT disciplines. She is also a Komen Austin board member and a breast cancer survivor.…

Introducing Real Pink by Susan G. Komen

Real Pink is taking real conversations about breast cancer from the doctor’s office to the living room. Hosted by Adam Walker, episodes feature candid conversations with survivors, researchers, physicians, and more. Find answers to your toughest questions and clear, actionable steps to live a better life, longer. At Real Pink, compassionate storytelling meets real inspiration,…

More Than Pink: Biosimilars May Provide More Treatment Options with Dr. Wendy Chen

Wendy Y. Chen MD, MPH, Senior Physician, Breast Oncology Center Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Faculty member, Harvard Medical School Biosimilar pharmalogics are made from living organisms and offer a new and exciting way to treat breast cancer which can be less expensive, have fewer side effects and replicate the results of their chemical based counterparts.…

More Than Pink: Targeted Therapies, Biologics and Biosimilars with Dr. Keith Knutson

Keith L. Knutson is the Director of the Discovery and Translation Lab’s Cancer Research Program and a Ph.D., Consultant in the Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Florida. We are getting more and more sophisticated in determining the types of breast cancer tumors and how they act in the body. Dr. Knutson and his team at…

More Than Pink: Results of the TailorX Study with Dr. Joseph Sparano

Today’s guest is Dr. Joseph Sparano, Professor of Medicine & Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Chemotherapy has been a gold standard for treatment of breast cancer and often over-treats women who may not need this aggressive treatment to treat their breast cancer. Dr. Sparano serves as the study chair for…

More Than Pink: Solving Breast Cancer with Math with Dr. Dr. Tom Yankeelov

Dr. Tom Yankeelov,W. A. “Tex” Moncrief, Jr. Chair in Computational Engineering and Sciences IV – Computational Oncology The overall goal of Dr. Thomas Yankeelov’s clinical research is to improve patient care by employing advanced imaging methods for the early identification, assessment, and prediction of tumors’ response to therapy. He develops tumor forecasting methods by integrating…

More Than Pink: More Than Just a Screening with Dr. Elizabeth Morris

As a breast imaging doctor, Dr. Elizabeth Morris interprets radiology images such as mammography (including 3D tomosynthesis and contrast-enhanced mammography), breast ultrasound, and breast MRI (including abbreviated MRI). She also does breast biopsies with imaging guidance. She and her team have pioneered high-risk screening with MRI and offer personalized screening to women with average risk…