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Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome: What It Is and How It's Treated

Michael Stubblefield, MD explains post-mastectomy pain syndrome and how to treat it.
Oct 30, 2018

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Stubblefield explain:

  • the definition of post-mastectomy pain syndrome and the different ways it affects people

  • how surgeries and radiation can cause this pain syndrome

  • treatments for post-mastectomy pain syndrome

  • the three things that anyone experiencing post-mastectomy pain syndrome should know

About the guest
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Michael Stubblefield, MD

Dr. Michael Stubblefield is medical director of cancer rehabilitation at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey and the national medical director for Select Medical’s ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation program. He is known around the world for his expertise in the identification, evaluation, and rehabilitation of pain and functional disorders caused by cancer and cancer treatments, particularly problems caused by radiation and chemotherapy. Dr. Stubblefield is an accomplished researcher and has published extensively on medical rehabilitation, oncology, pain management, palliative care, and neurophysiology.

— Last updated on May 3, 2022, 2:16 PM

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