Dr. Angela Stoehr, an OB/GYN, is our guest today she will discuss a new initiative called Unlock Your X-Factor that is developed to empower patients to raise their expectations for what is possible when recovering after surgery by asking for, and using non-opioids. She will share how using non-opioids has positively impacted her patient’s recovery. Dr. Stoehr is an obstetrician-gynecologist specializing in women’s reproductive tract, pregnancy and childbirth at Nurture Women’s Health in Frisco, Texas. Always eager to contribute to the greater good in the public health sector, Dr. Stoehr has participated in medical missions around the globe to different countries. For more information go to their website at:www.yourxfactor.com
Our 2nd guest is Denise Yardley, MD, Senior Investigator, Breast Cancer Research Program, Sarah Cannon Research Institute at Tennessee Oncology. She will be discussing : The Positive News that Continues to Emerge for Advanced Breast Cancer Patients. Approximately 155,000 individuals in the US living are living with metastatic breast cancer. Up to 11% of new breast cancer cases are initially stage IV or metastatic. Nearly 30% of women initially diagnosed with early-stage disease will ultimately develop metastatic lesions, often months or even years later. As of 2017, in the United States, nearly 1 in 7 women with metastatic BC were younger than 50. For more information go to : Novartis.com or PLWC.org or Cancercare.org
Our last guest today is Dr. Patrick Lyden a world-renowned stroke expert who has made significant contributions to the investigation and management of clinical research in stroke. He will discuss today is the Fear of COVID-19 keeping Stroke Patients from calling 911 and going to the Hospital.
Over ten years ago, Dr. Lyden became Cedars-Sinai’s first chair of the Department of Neurology, which elevated the Stroke Program to a national leadership level. Dr. Lyden is the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council Chair-elect. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurology Association, American Heart Association and the European Stroke Organization.
For more information about BE FAST and the signs and symptoms of stroke, visit www.strokeawareness.com.