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Acceptable Risk?

Many of you may remember a certain celebrity having an elective double mastectomy in the not-too-distant past due to testing positive for the BRCA mutation. You may also remember that this particular celebrity used her experience with testing positive and undergoing major elective surgery as a platform for raising awareness about breast cancer and the BRCA1 and 2 genes. 556 more words

Researcher joins the peloton for Noosa Smiddy Cycle

Dr Jim Coward, Consultant Medical Oncologist and Senior Researcher, is taking to the saddle in April 2015 as part of a cycling peloton raising funds for ovarian cancer research. 300 more words


Decisions, Life Making Decisions. I Wish Cancer Would Leave Me Alone

I know it has been awhile since I have last posted.  Things have been very stressful for me the last few months.  I have been dealing with making the best educated decision as to what is the next best course of action for me in regards to treatment.  1,149 more words

Even Rainbows Get Cancer

A sweet friend is writing a brief speech for a class he is taking. His topic is about things no one told you about cancer. You see, he wears a teal-colored bracelet just like me- his mom has uterine cancer. 411 more words

Follow Me

This is a good news story. (Just in case you respond adversely to my next sentence and want to turn away.)

My cancer is back. It’s still a good news story though, so stay with me. 1,079 more words


Pure Romance and the Patty Brisben Foundation

I could talk to you for hours about why and how much I love this job.  Seriously.  I could. Recently, we were presented some information about what our company does behind the scenes that truly motivates you to tell EVERYONE about what you do.   234 more words

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It's Okay to Breathe Now.

Wow, these past 2 weeks have been insane. We were at the end of 3 months, ready for our girl to have her next round of tests, all of my nerves were standing at attention- I would catch myself taking short, tense breaths- then my elderly mother-in-law falls.  320 more words