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Is Lymph Node Removal with Cancer Surgery Really Necessary?

Lymph node removal is a common practice in conventional breast cancer treatment. But is it medically necessary?  

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Cancer is not a sentence. It’s a word.

I have a thing about words. For example, while they are pretty obsolete, you should know ergo and ilk and use them correctly, but never with a straight face. 927 more words


New technique could spot ‘invisible’ ovarian tumours during surgery | Cancer Research UK

A new imaging technique could help spot ovarian tumours during surgery that are not visible to the naked eye, according to researchers (link is external) from the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands.

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Home is where the fur babies are...(video)

Well I got home late Thursday afternoon and it’s just been amazing!


I am feeling much better that I did the last time I was… 346 more words

Ovarian Cancer

Points You Must Know About Cancer Treatment…

By Dr. Sandeep Nayak

In simple language, cancer is the abnormal growth of cells. Cancers arise from an organ or body structure and are composed of tiny cells that have lost the ability to stop growing. 399 more words

Making Progress with Baby Steps

Since my post about feeling broken I’ve come on so far in my journey to recovery.

After breaking down over the needles on Saturday the medical team worked together to make things more comfortable for me. 878 more words


Gratitude, Elephants, & Going Potty ~ my experience of breast surgery

Now that I am 6 weeks out of surgery (bilateral mastectomy), I can sum up my experience in 4 sentences:

It was easier than I thought. 2,748 more words

Breast Cancer