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Dr. Marisa Weiss: Visionary Advocate for Women With Breast Cancer

 
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Dr. Marisa Weiss: A Visionary Advocate for Women With Breast Cancer Photo courtesy of Courtesy of Dr. Weiss

She accomplishes this by listening to her patient’s needs, writing books about the struggles of breast cancer, and creating a free online forum for people across the country and around the world.

“Life is a work in progress,” Weiss told me. “It requires you to be a continuous student; there’s no time that you are ever done.”

Reviewed September 1, 2016
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

Marisa Weiss, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, President and Founder. BreastCancer.org. Retrieved July 27 2016.
http://www.breastcancer.org/about_us/bod/marisa_weiss 

U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics. Breast Cancer.org. Retrieved August 3 2016.
http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics

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