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IRE1-JNK suppresses HER2-positive breast cancer and through stress, JNK enzyme is release to initiate apoptosis

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center says that maxing out the inherently stressed nature of treatment-resistant breast cancer cells thwarts their adaptive ability to evolve genetic workarounds to treatment, according to a study. 388 more words


NCCN Decision

Here is the NCCN decision on whether to add HERmark:

(Side note: HERmark is a technology developed within the past decade – as opposed to one developed in the 1950’s as is the case with IHC – and is an alternative option for medical professionals trying to give women with a new diagnosis of breast cancer the proper medication. 87 more words

Oncology Technology

Breast Cancer V's Anxiety

I have suffered anxiety for a few years now but has been maintained by medication and in all honesty, I haven’t really thought about it. My medication, great positive mindset, positive outlook, wonderful family, daughter, partner has seen me though. 1,084 more words

Meet Me Halfway?

Last night, the night before chemo, I once again couldn’t sleep. Between the steroids and the impending day ahead, my mind runs while my body lays ready for sleep. 663 more words

Breast Cancer

The (re)Mission Statement

I have been having a hard week.  The hard ones are so much more difficult to write about.  I don’t want to be a downer but this Debbie had a full on pout going.   684 more words

Breast Cancer

Chapter 10. Chemo week 7 till the end!! (April 16th - May 21st 2015)

Week 7 of 12  – April 18th 2015

I feel like I’m on the home straight now. Six weeks of the last twelve to go, are now behind me. 8,676 more words


Okay. Okay. So I was never really “gone” but man it sure felt like it for this past week.

Today, I semi-emerged from the chemo fog enough to let you guys know what’s going on. 743 more words

Breast Cancer