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Soon after Arnaldo Silva discovered the suspicious lump on his chest was breast cancer, he also learned he was a BRCA2 mutation carrier. He was devastated and shocked but hopeful it could help his two children understand their cancer risk. It did more than that.

Tennis has always played an outsized role in Phyllis Dubinsky’s life – but perhaps never bigger than the part it played in helping her recovery from breast cancer.

Claire Di Cenzo remembers the unfortunate milestone vividly. It was June 2, 2014 at 10:30 p.m. That’s when her doctor called to inform her the lump she found on her breast was malignant. She was 29 years old.

Fashion stylist and consultant, Ann Caruso has gained recognition in the fashion industry for her refined and classic sensibilities, as well as the iconic images she creates in collaboration with some of the world’s most esteemed artists.  As a stylist to some of the most fashionable faces, Ann C

Electra Paskett is no stranger to breast cancer. As a behavioral epidemiologist at the Ohio State University and Play for P.I.N.K. award recipient, she studies how best to engage women in reducing the risk of developing or dying from breast cancer.

BCRF’s Dr. Patricia Ganz is a pioneer in the assessment of quality of life in cancer patients.

While the holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends, the season can quickly go from joyful to stressful for women and men with breast cancer.

BCRF sat down with Dr. Patricia A. Ganz to discuss her current work and interest in breast cancer research. Read on to learn more.

 

Q: Tell us a little about yourself and how you became interested in breast cancer research.