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Some Women Choosing More Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery When They Don't Need To

BOSTON (CBS) – A national study finds that even when women diagnosed with breast cancer are given the option to save their breast, many choose not to. 277 more words


Being still...

It almost seems selfish to be  preoccupied with a quest  to finding myself at a time when there are so many tragedies happening in the world. 238 more words


The Slippery Nipple

The Slippery Nipple is something new to me..but as someone with breast cancer and now, no nipples at all, I feel that I should have known about it before now! 280 more words

Angelina and medical decisions surrounding hereditary cancer risk

Guest post by Sue Friedman

Kudos to Angelina Jolie Pitt for sharing personal information about her increased risk for breast and ovarian cancers due to an inherited… 553 more words

Health And Medicine

Scar Tissue

The brain heals memories like scar tissue. Little pockets of betrayal, oozing pustules of heartbreak, shards of anger encapsulated, slowly covered up by a thin layer of skin and hardened there. 1,690 more words

A lump appears near the first one...

At the end of January 2015 I was surprised to feel a hard swelling where my right moob used to be. It felt like a piece of gristle so at first I wasn’t too phased. 475 more words


One Year Post Breast Reconstruction Surgery.........

This weekend marked the one year anniversary of my implant surgery, and almost 16 months post mastectomy.
And although I don’t post anything about this these days, as in there’s nothing really to write about, I thought I should put an update for those who have found/follow the blog just for that topic. 1,045 more words

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