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Avon goodies && Claires Accessories :) 

For Christmas I was given an Avon selection nail polish box with 11 doors, behind the doors were different coloured nail varnish and three gel nail varnishes. 429 more words

Under The Knife*

“So, um, I just wanted to say,” I say, looking at my surgeon. “So, um, when the oncologist said last week that the cancer was in my lungs now, I didn’t really need to know that and, you know, I already knew, because you said, that it had spread and…well I was wondering, in future could you tell my parents any details of if it’s spread. 459 more words

Changing The Way We Utilize Medicine

Life always takes us by surprise, we never know exactly how our days, lives and health will play out. Often times we must just take things as they come. 234 more words


Courageous or Crazy?

The all too well-known BRCA1 gene is a genetic mutation generally found in women that causes breast cancer.

Breast cancer will affect 12% of the women population in the world, making it one of the most common forms of cancer, alongside skin cancer. 148 more words


The Easter Egg Murder*

“I don’t see why we have to see all the doctors again tomorrow,” I say to Mum when she calls. “We spent all day at the hospital on Wednesday and the oncologist said that we were allowed to go on holiday and…” 430 more words

Highly aggressive breast cancers show stem-cell like properties

Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is characterized by the absence of three main proteins that are amplified in other types of breast cancer: the estrogen receptor, the progesterone receptor and the human epidermal growth factor 2 receptor (HER2). 348 more words


Meet my twin sister

I would like to introduce you to my twin sister, Marissa, and she’s all the way in Canada. We do facetime each other every morning (my time here in Malaysia) and night time (her time in Calgary) but we still miss each other all the time… All you people with siblings will know what I’m talking about…like having your best friend over for a sleepover all your growing up years! 42 more words