'I Have To Fight': Breast Cancer Survivors, Local Experts Weigh In on New Screening Guidelines - 27 East

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‘I Have To Fight’: Breast Cancer Survivors, Local Experts Weigh In on New Screening Guidelines

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Dr. Edna Kapenhas, head of breast surgical oncology at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and medical director of the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center, and Laura Borghardt, director of cancer services at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, The Phillips Family Cancer Center and Ellen Hermanson Breast Center. COURTESY STONY BROOK SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Dr. Edna Kapenhas, head of breast surgical oncology at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and medical director of the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center, and Laura Borghardt, director of cancer services at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, The Phillips Family Cancer Center and Ellen Hermanson Breast Center. COURTESY STONY BROOK SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL

Dr. Susan Lee, chief of breast surgery at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Dr. Susan Lee, chief of breast surgery at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Susie Roden, president of the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and vice president of Lucia’s Angels, clutches a saber and dons her famous pink boots as she heads into radiation, surrounded by her friends and radiation oncologist Dr. Edward Valentine.

Susie Roden, president of the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and vice president of Lucia’s Angels, clutches a saber and dons her famous pink boots as she heads into radiation, surrounded by her friends and radiation oncologist Dr. Edward Valentine.

Susie Roden, president of the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and vice president of Lucia’s Angels.

Susie Roden, president of the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and vice president of Lucia’s Angels.

Warriors of the East End participants, from left, Trisha Poole, Catherine Benincasa, Moira Squires, Dawn Moore, Jessica Zukosky and Emily McCarthy.

Warriors of the East End participants, from left, Trisha Poole, Catherine Benincasa, Moira Squires, Dawn Moore, Jessica Zukosky and Emily McCarthy.

Moira Squires with he dog Rex.  DANA SHAW

Moira Squires with he dog Rex. DANA SHAW

Dr. Francis Arena, oncologist and founder of the Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Arena Oncology.

Dr. Francis Arena, oncologist and founder of the Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Arena Oncology.

authorMichelle Trauring on Jun 21, 2023
Moira Squires was too young when she was diagnosed with aggressive triple-negative breast cancer. She was too young to suddenly have to consider her mortality. She was too young to... more

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