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(13 Feb)

I put on some lipstick this morning. And I put on my favourite dress (new, not a charity shop number). I have to look my best for one million Australians. 329 more words

Nerves and Boob Exams

I’ve wanted to write this post for a while, but I never quite found the right time to do it and kept putting it off. Not unlike the routine breast exams I find myself pushing off to the very last moment. 979 more words


Saving Lives?

— So the Breast Care Unit has clearly not forgotten me, and I am due back for a monitoring appointment next week. I am happy to go, as I want to discuss my medication, but I will again be declining a mammogram which will give me no useful information. 809 more words

Free exercise program for women who have had breast cancer at any stage in their lives

We still have registration spots available for the Winter YWCA ENCORE session. Encore is a free after breast cancer exercise program for women who have experienced breast cancer at any stage in their lives. 42 more words

YWCA Hamilton

Truven Finds New Cancer Screening Prevents Unnecessary Procedures

ANN ARBOR — Patients who receive breast tomosynthesis in annual breast cancer screening experienced fewer recalls, fewer diagnostic procedures, earlier detection, and less costly treatment than patients using traditional two-dimensional imaging alone, according to a new study by Ann Arbor-based Truven Health Analytics. 363 more words