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New genetic research could help detect breast cancer earlier

A team of world researchers, including a professor at Laval University, has discovered genetic mutations that could lead to breast cancer.

In Canada, approximately 5000 women die of breast cancer each year. 328 more words


"Miss You Already" by Catherine Hardwicke (UK, 2015)

A movie that shows how humor has the power to lighten dramatic events
A world of women with supportive men

Cast:¬†Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper, Jacqueline Bisset… 16 more words


Laughing instead of crying

Tomorrow, Nov. 20, will be my two-year anniversary of my mastectomy. I wanted to create something special that launches on that day that would hopefully help people dealing with cancer find a little joy during such a hellous situation. 92 more words

So this is 34.

My birthday was earlier this week. Number 34. Sort of like the turning of a calendar year, the beginning of a new year of life sets the stage for some serious self-reflection. 813 more words


Healing is more than scar tissue

As the healing of my scar progress, I feel the process mirrored inside of me. To say that the last seven months have been the worst of my life is still an understatement. 731 more words

My Four-Year Cancerversary

This October, I celebrated my 4-year cancerversary. October 1st was the day I found out I had stage 2B invasive ductal carcinoma. As Nancy Clancy… 253 more words


Surgery, Chemo and Rads

Surgery, Chemo and Rads

by Edwina Maria Thompson

‘Cut, poisoned and burned.’
A term,
Grudgingly learned.
As treatment I know,
Of cancer may go,
With… 114 more words