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Controlling Pain During and After Breast Cancer Surgery

Beth Baughman DuPree, MD, FACS discusses controling pain after breast cancer surgery.
Aug 2, 2017

Beth Baughman DuPree performs breast cancer surgery and is vice president at the Holy Redeemer Health System, as well as an adjunct assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a board certified general surgeon specializing in diseases of the breast. She also has obtained dual board certification in integrative and holistic medicine. She has won numerous awards for her medical work as well as her humanitarian endeavors. Dr. DuPree’s skin-sparing mastectomies, performed in conjunction with plastic surgeon Robert Skalicky, were featured live on the Internet; the webcast and subsequent documentary received a Gracie Award.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. DuPree discuss:

  • the types of medicines used to control pain during breast cancer surgery

  • non-opioid pain control options for people in recovery or who simply don’t want an opioid

  • the side effects of pain medications

  • ways to control pain that don’t involve medication

About the guest
Beth Baughman DuPree, MD, FACS, ABIHM

Dr. DuPree is a general surgeon specializing in diseases of the breast and medical director of the oncology service line at Northern Arizona Healthcare in Sedona, AZ

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:47 PM

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