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Image: Jupiterbreastcare.com Only in America can we find a way to scare the bejesus out of a woman with normal breasts and a normal mammogram. But that’s exactly what breast density notification laws in about half the states, including Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Image: Amazon.com   Light Verse. Tough Topic. Give a clever and acerbic 40ish poet a breast cancer diagnosis and what do you get?  “It’s Probably Nothing…Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love My Implants,” a harrowing yet engaging … Continue reading

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Image: Amazon.co.uk My friend’s daughter (5 years old) has a nightly ritual: every evening after dinner, she grabs a book and goes into the bathroom to do her business. I can’t begin to tell you how jealous I am of … Continue reading

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Image: transplantfamilies.org A dear friend was on her way to a breast biopsy a few days ago and text’d me saying that she was scared because she didn’t know what to expect – and that no one had told her … Continue reading

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My friends at Breast Cancer Action coined the term pinkwashing as part of a “Think Before You Pink” campaign. Pinkwasher: (pink’-wah-sher) noun. A company or organization that claims to care about breast cancer by promoting a pink ribbon product, but … Continue reading

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Radiation

Image: quazoo.com   The Shining Moment of radiation for me was that it was the LAST part of my treatment regimen. Yippeeee-do! Why did I have to have radiation, you ask? (Heaven knows I asked!) Let’s back up for a second. Please allow me … Continue reading

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