Dr. Elisabeth Potter, board certified plastic surgeon, and Dr. Julie Sprunt, board certified breast surgeon, discuss new surgical guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on a Breastcancer.org Podcast.
Many women are confused and concerned about what breast procedures are elective and what procedures should be delayed. In this podcast, Drs. Potter and Sprunt discuss general and specific guidelines that will help breast cancer patients communicate with their treatment teams and understand the decision-making process. They share the most important things a woman undergoing breast cancer surgery should know.
This Breastcancer.org Podcast discusses:
This podcast is hosted by Jamie DePolo, Senior Editor at Breastcancer.org.
Dr. Julie Sprunt is a board certified breast surgeon working at Texas Breast Specialists in Austin, TX. She specializes in breast surgery and treats all breast conditions. Dr. Sprunt received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center and did her residency in general surgery at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. She completed a fellowship in breast surgical oncology at the University of Southern California.
Breastcancer.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering a complete resource for breast cancer, including up-to-date information on the latest treatments, screening tests, stages and breast cancer types, as well as support through their online community.