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Breast Cancer Advocates: Five Minutes of Your Time, Please...

I am thrilled and honored to be attending the upcoming AACR Scientist <-> Survivor Program in April! One of the requirements for us as advocates is to present a poster. 86 more words

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OUTRAGE!

In 2012 METAvivor launched it’s “Elephant in the Pink Room” campaign to highlight that despite pervasive awareness of breast cancer thanks to both legitimate awareness campaigns and “Pinktober” marketing, what we still try to ignore is the reality of getting, living with and dying from metastatic breast cancer. 318 more words

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When Favorite Brands Go to the Dark Side

The issue first came up a couple of years ago, actually, but I really didn’t have time to deal with it then. It was just weeks before my son’s bar mitzvah and I was in dire need of a pair of black jeans. 464 more words

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Beating a Dead Horse

For most of us the days of being told how to live our cancer journey fell away when our treatments were over. Gone are the frustrating moments when well-meaning friends and strangers at Starbucks offer remedies, alternative therapies, and all manner of unsolicited advice. 705 more words

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LIVESTRONG

I mentioned in my last post that there are two things I find particularly upsetting about the Lance Armstrong affair. The first is what it means for my son to have deal with a  fallen hero. 291 more words

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Can You Hear Me Now? An Open Letter to NBCC

An email today from Sharon Ford Watkins of the National Breast Cancer Coalition is requesting input on defining the 2013 Legislative and Public Policy priorities. The fact that they are asking the “masses” what we think is a good thing. 523 more words

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TAMOXIFEN UPDATE: Everyone Take A Breath, Not More Pills

Since I don’t think I could have said it any better, I have stolen (with permission) the post below from the always-amazing AnneMarie. 1,022 more words

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