Barbara Perry on Treatment

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Barbara Perry is a licensed Clinical Oncology Social Worker educated at the University of Michigan. As a social worker, she acts as a patient advocate and provides one on one therapy to not only the patient but their families as well. She coordinates psychological services including prevention, diagnosis, survivorship, terminal care and bereavement counseling. In her in depth interview, she stresses the importance of communication and seeking support throughout the breast cancer journey. She discusses specifically how to talk to your children about breast cancer, how to approach the workplace and offers helpful tips on how to deal with side effects.

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ContributorBarbara PerryRead Full Bio

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Barbara Perry is a licensed Clinical Oncology Social Worker educated at the University of Michigan. As a social worker, she acts as a patient advocate and provides one on one therapy to not only the patient but their families as well. She coordinates psychological services including prevention, diagnosis, survivorship, terminal care and bereavement counseling. In her in depth interview, she stresses the importance of communication and seeking support throughout the breast cancer journey. She discusses specifically how to talk to your children about breast cancer, how to approach the workplace and offers helpful tips on how to deal with side effects.

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Watch our oncology social worker, Barbra Perry talk about what to expect as you prepare for breast surgery.

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