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  • Coping with Cancer: How Finding Your Motivation Can Shape Your Journey
    Houston Medical Times

    According to the National Institutes of Health, a hopeful outlook can help the body deal with cancer. Once the initial shock of diagnosis wears off, you may feel a wide range of emotions, but finding a sense of motivation and hope can help you face the many challenges of cancer.

  • Dr. Bridget O'Brien Named Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

    Bridget O’Brien, D.O., FACS, breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists in Cedar Park and Georgetown, was among 1,992 initiates from around the world to become a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

  • Chantal Rice: Writing Her Own Cancer Story

    Austin Woman magazine editor, breast cancer patient Chantal Rice was determined to write her own cancer story, on her terms.

  • Personalized Patient Care with Breast Surgical Oncology

    Dr. Diana M. Hook, breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists–The Woodlands shares insights on advancements in breast surgery during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • #IAMUP: Breast Cancer Myths
    WFAA-TV (ABC, Dallas-Fort Worth)

    Katrina E. Birdwell, M.D, FACS, of Texas Breast Specialists–Methodist Dallas Cancer Center, appeared live on WFAA-TV to discuss breast cancer myths with an in-studio audience of breast cancer survivors and supporters. In the interactive segment, which aired during the station’s special morning show dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Birdwell clarifies common misconceptions about breast cancer occurrence and prevention.

  • Hair Salon Owner Loses Hair During Breast Cancer Battle
    Shine Online

    Salon owner and hair stylist Ursulia Hall was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer in October 2018, and now she’s using her salon to help breast cancer patients during chemotherapy. According to her breast surgical oncologist, Katrina E. Birdwell, M.D, FACS, of Texas Breast Specialists–Methodist Dallas Cancer Center, when patients like Ursulia have positive outlooks through treatment, they have better outcomes.

  • Chantal Rice: Fighting Cancer on Her Terms
    Austin American-Statesman

    As the managing editor of Austin Woman magazine, Chantal Rice provides editorial oversight for thought-provoking stories that inspire and support women. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Chantal was treated by Bridget O’Brien, D.O., at Texas Breast Specialists–Georgetown, and Mika Cline, M.D., at Texas Oncology–Austin Midtown. She credits the support of her family and friends, colleagues at Austin Woman magazine, and her partner, Thomas, for helping her through her cancer journey.

  • Debunking Common Myths About Breast Cancer
    KERA-FM (NPR, Dallas-Fort Worth)

    Katrina E. Birdwell, M.D, FACS, of Texas Breast Specialists–Methodist Dallas Cancer Center, was featured on the KERA News Morning Edition segment, where she corrected some common misinformation about breast cancer. Dr. Birdwell explained that you don’t need a family history of breast cancer to get the disease, that leading a healthy lifestyle doesn’t prevent breast cancer, that men can get breast cancer, and that mastectomy isn’t the only form of treatment for breast cancer patients. She highlighted modifiable ways to present breast cancer, including maintaining a healthy weight and activity level, avoiding tobacco use, reducing extra estrogen, and decreasing alcohol consumption.

  • Fact vs. Fiction: Three Breast Cancer Truths You Need to Know

    Jennifer Snow, D.O., who specializes in breast cancer surgery at Texas Breast Specialists and sees patients in Granbury, and Southwest Fort Worth, sheds light on common breast cancer myths.

  • Debunking Popular Myths of Breast Cancer
    KVII-TV (ABC, Amarillo)

    Lova Arenivas, M.D., of Texas Breast Specialists–Amarillo, was featured on KVII-TV discussing breast cancer recurrence, genetic risk, and early detection. Dr. Arenivas recommends women 40 years and older get regular mammogram screenings.