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Breast Cancer Awareness Reminder

The Irish Examiner released their county by county health analysis of Ireland today. Naturally being form Tipperary I wanted to check the analysis for the county. 286 more words

Chemo #5

Yesterday was chemo #5 overall, but the first chemo of Taxol. They also gave me my first dose of herceptin which I’ll receive every three weeks for one year. 375 more words

The Treatment Plan and Baldness

Shortly after my family arrived in Denver and moved in with my mom on January 1st, 2011, she began her treatment plan.  I, and often my sister Bree, accompanied her to her frequent visits with the Kaiser oncologist, during which we sketched out a roadmap of what the next few months would look like. 653 more words

Tara Westlake

A guy in his mid thirties started work as a bus operator in my workplace about 2 years ago. He is such a professional that out of the 50 or so new hires, he became “Rookie of the year”. 205 more words


My Surgeon Rocks

It’s 8.00pm on a Thursday night and my phone rings. It’s my surgeon letting me know that today’s CT scan of my brain was clear. I now officially have no signs of metastatic cancer. 859 more words

Breast Cancer

Tree Pose With Chair - Yoga Pose For Breast Cancer Recovery

Diana Ross, E-RYT 500 Co-Founder of Breast Cancer Yoga  wants to introduce Tree Pose using a chair. This particular pose aids in (re)gaining stability and  balance. 450 more words

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Know Your Breast: Factors and Signs of Breast Cancer

Factors that increase a woman’s cancer risks:

  • Estrogen – Endogenous estrogen: Early menarche (<12 years of age), late menopause after the age of 50 and nulliparity increase lifetime exposure to estrogen in premenopausal women, while obesity increases estrogen levels in postmenopausal women.
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