Surgical Oncology (BREAST CANCER) with Dr. Donna-Marie Manasseh

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(Bonus: I bleeped the curse words so you can share this episode with your co-workers and my parents.)

Yes, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month but Dr. Donna-Marie Manasseh spends 12 months a year as a tumor hunter, saving lives. She is brilliant, uplifting, hilarious and a hero, quite honestly. She sat down in her Brooklyn office to talk about prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, when to get screened, what to do if you feel something weird, how to look forward to mammograms, how men can help family members stay informed, self-care and how she unwinds. Also: getting help with boob honkery, and rubbing rocks on your pits. This episode might be required listening for literally ... everyone. All the people. 


Listen on iTunes, Art19, Stitcher or wherever you get podcasts.


https://art19.com/shows/ologies-fb/episodes/b828f7f6-404b-4db7-8803-1b439e4c9446

Dr. Donna-Marie Manasseh is the Chief of Breast Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center

A few Breast Cancer Awareness resources: cancer.orgbreastcancer.orgkomen.org

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Sound editing by Steven Ray Morris

Theme song by Nick Thorburn

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Some links which you may find of interest:

Some breast cancer basics

Foods and inflammation

Yew can kick cancer’s ass

Betty Ford spreading the word

Nice but annoying: benign breast lumps

Hormones and your bewbs

Types o’ tumors

Edith Bunker on “All in the Family”

Pink Washing: Like capitalism crashed your party

The history of boob implants

Get nude with grandma

Deodorant and …cancer? Eh.



Alie Ward