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Taking Control of Your Breast Health

Has your life been impacted by breast cancer? Whether it’s your grandma, sister, friend or even yourself, breast cancer touches many lives. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month which helps bring attention to the value of early detection and treatment options available. Watch the video as Dr. Sean Goodwin and Dr. Thomas Visser talk about breast health, the current breast screening recommendations, what the next steps would be if you were to have an abnormal mammogram, as well as breast cancer management and outcomes.

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Sean Goodwin, MD

Sean Goodwin, MD, is a board-certified critical care and general surgeon. Dr. Goodwin earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing. He completed his general surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship through Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in affiliation with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dr. Goodwin’s clinical interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery including hernia repair, gallbladder, and colon surgery, anti-reflux surgery, breast care, including breast cancer surgery, thyroid surgery, endoscopy, treatment of venous insufficiency and carpal tunnel surgery.

Thomas Visser, MD

Thomas Visser, MD, is a board-certified critical care and general surgeon. Dr. Visser earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He completed his general surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, and completed his surgical critical care fellowship through Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in affiliation with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dr. Visser’s clinical interests include laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, thyroid and parathyroid, hernia surgery, breast disease, including breast cancer, and surgical care of the cancer patient.