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and then...

6 weeks. To be honest, the first one was the worst. Even though I was told, that it would probably take up to 2 weeks, and I knew a fast result was only possible if it was a really bad outcome, I was glued to my phone 24/7. 567 more words

My Story

This happened next...

So then I went to said orthopedic appointment, the very next monday. I have never been at that office, so I was unfamiliar with the doctor I was seeing himself, I was so nervous. 669 more words

My Story

Day 71: What are you waiting for?

“Hi, I’m sorry to bother you?” I said tentatively to nurse Nancy right after she picked up the phone. “My friend Marg is a longtime patient of Dr. 274 more words

Farewell to U(Teris)

On the Impending Loss of my Female Parts

I have recently been advised I need to get a hysterectomy. Because I have had two episodes of post menopausal bleeding, and ultrasound reveals a thickening of the endometrium, and a polyp. 696 more words

How to deal with thinking you might have breast cancer as a young mom without completely losing your mind

It was about a month from the time I felt the rock hard pebble for the first time to the official “I wish I had better news for you” call from the radiologist. 1,261 more words

Breast Cancer

Liquid biopsies, ctDNA, and the diagnosis and management of cancers

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the College of Pathologists (CAP) have just issued a joint review of available information on clinical use of “liquid biopsies” to assess circulating levels of tumor DNA (ctDNA). 362 more words


Mixed messages

Last time I wrote, I was getting ready to see my breast doctor after an abnormal mammogram. I spoke to Dr. Bergeron the morning of my appointment and we agreed that I would start hormone therapy. 1,125 more words

Alternative Cancer Treatment