Trying to decide between a lumpectomy, mastectomy, going flat, or breast reconstruction? Breast Advocate provides the information you need on ALL your surgical options.
Are you a breast cancer patient or survivor, at high risk of developing breast cancer, or living with breast cancer?
Are you struggling to have a voice in your surgical treatment decisions?
Breast Advocate® will change that.
Co-created by breast cancer specialists and patient advocates, Breast Advocate® provides the information you need, personalized for you, exactly when you need it.
Need help deciding between procedures? After taking your individual situation and preferences into account, the Wizard provides evidence-based recommendations for you to discuss with your surgical team. If your preferences change after researching your options, you can change your answers to the Wizard’s questions any time to get an updated treatment recommendation.
2) Treatment Options
When researching your surgical options, how do you know the information is accurate and up to date, and that it applies to you? Breast Advocate® removes all the guesswork with the latest expert information from some of the world’s leading physicians, uniquely organized as simple statements. Simply choose the statement that best applies to you.
Access article abstracts from thousands of medical journals on a broad range of breast cancer-related topics. The library is updated with the latest articles daily. Find an article you want to discuss with your team?… Click the star to save it to your Favorites.
Access a wide variety of assistance programs (financial, legal, insurance, travel, and lodging), clinical trials, book recommendations, support groups, and much more.
Breast Advocate® provides welcome support. Connect with others who have faced or are facing the same decisions or issues. You don't need to face this alone.
Need a reminders of which questions to ask your surgeon? Want to take notes during your consultation? Add as many notes as you need on your Dashboard.
7) My Team
Keep track and easily access all your doctors and their contact details. Contacting your team via email or a call is one click away.
8) Recently Viewed
Quickly access any article or resource you've recently viewed in the app.
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Ratings and Reviews
Resources at your fingertips
As an oncology nurse navigator specializing in breast cancer, I can attest to the importance of shared decision making. Many patients are either unaware or not informed of all treatment and surgical options. This can create the feeling of being overwhelmed and having unnecessary pressure to make a decision without knowing the facts. That being said, this proves there was a definite need to organize all of the resources and information and that’s what the breast advocate app does.
The breast advocate app is a wonderful tool for patients, navigators and treating physicians. Treatment options are personalized and reviewed through a quick and easy questionnaire. Patients are also able to connect with others at various stages of treatment and survivorship, creating a virtual support group at your fingertips.
The resources available are informative, concise and fact based. I’ve referred several patients to the app and have used the app myself to obtain more information about a unique patient diagnosis.
I highly recommend all breast cancer patients, navigators and treating physicians download and use this app!
Hereditary Cancer & Genetics
If you or a loved one are affected by hereditary breast cancers and/or ovarian cancers, aka HBOC syndromes, the Breast Cancer Advocate-community is just that & so much more. It delivers high quality information by leading breast cancer experts at your fingertips, whether you’re searching for genetic counselors or you’re a previvor or survivor looking for guidance with surveillance, risk reducing or therapeutic mastectomies. Recent research studies have revealed 8:10 men and women at risk do not even know they carry a faulty genetic mutation. This is simply unacceptable. Family history alone has failed too many. In fact men make up 50% of all carriers. Gender equality needs to be recognized for those affected by male breast cancer. I strongly recommend the Breast Advocate app for people with genetic predispositions, this includes BRCA, PALB2, RAD51C, CHEK2 & ATM genes. All of these genes carry a risk for breast cancer, some of which are known only for women thus far. Finally, to know this game changing app is available to anyone is priceless where excellence is a specialty across the board. Knowledge is my superpower,so make it yours too!
New Breast Surgery and Reconstruction App Worth a Look
Women diagnosed with breast cancer or who are at high risk and want to avoid, as well as those with poor reconstruction results, will find lots of great, reliable information here that will help them make more fully informed choices. Too many women continue to get bad information. Learn more from an expert team about all options, from staying flat, improving lumpectomy results, breast reconstruction and fixing what goes wrong. I have watched this team operate and know they care that will know all their options.
Author, “Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction: What’s Right for You,” published by Rowman & Littlefield
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