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Breasts need our support: Part 2

By Youlendree Appasamy

Part 1

In Part 2 of my series about finding, diagnosing, treating and living with a giant fibroadenoma (aka a breast lump), I tackle my mother and the medical professionals assigned to my case (including two different male surgeons, two male radiographers and multiple female nurses). 623 more words

Lifestyle

HistoQuarterly: FIBROADENOMA

Working in a histology lab means that I get to see a lot of what our body looks like under the microscope.  Quarterly I will share with you some of my photos from the microscopic world of our inner space and tell you a little bit about what we’re looking at. 1,113 more words

Histology

Commercial drugs

Within the last two weeks Federal health officials conceded that the same sort of dangers associated with Vioxx apply, too, to Celebrex. Three days after the Celebrex warning, a warning was issued concerning what was always considered a relatively benign, over the counter product, Alieve. 21 more words

My Cancer

She was my cancer,
A loud tumultuous tumor
Tainting my happiness.
Malignant and terminal,
But she grew on me,
Became a part of me,
Like I’ve grown accustomed… 183 more words

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