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Amy CyrMDBreast Surgical Oncologist, Published Researcher, and Medical Writer Amy Cyr, MD, FACS is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist and is the owner of Marathon Medical Writing, LLC. She has more than 15 years of experience in patient care, research, and medical writing. Dr. Cyr earned her MD at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 2002 and her board-certification in 2008. She is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at an academic medical center, where her practice focuses on patients at high risk for breast cancer. Dr. Cyr has served on several national breast care committees and she performs peer reviews for multiple medical journals. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, and the American Medical Writers Association. Sharon E HohlerRN, BSN, CNOR, CNIVRegistered Nurse, Clinical Nurse, Freelance Medical Writer Sharon E Hohler has been a RN for 46 years and worked as an Operating Room nurse since 1978. She recently retired as Orthopedic Team Coordinator and full time OR nurse, but remains at PRN status. Sharon has been writing as a medical writer since 2002. She has written 17 articles published in peer-reviewed nursing journals and two non-fiction books (book 1 about rheumatoid and osteoarthritis and book 2 for family caregivers). Sharon has written for two businesses which created smartphone reference and study apps for nurses and has written for multiple medical book/journal publishers. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau (nursing honor society), the Association of periOperative Nurses, Missouri Writers Guild, and Heartland Writers Guild. Hilary DavidsonMedical WriterSenior Medical Writer Hilary Davidson draws on her experience in pharmaceuticals, medical research, academic medicine, and science journalism to distill complex scientific information into clear explanations for a variety of audiences. Her work has appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the St. Louis Beacon, and in Washington University School of Medicine’s alumni magazine, Outlook. Hilary has written about nutrition, oncology, anesthesia, antibiotics, rare diseases, cardiovascular disease, and health policy.