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Are you my mother?

Today as I write this, my mother would have turned 72. This is tragic given that we lost her to metastatic breast cancer when she was 30. 723 more words

Breast Cancer

Post 4.1: Branching Out

Today’s blog post is all about my new favourite protein – Cortactin. You will probably hear a lot about this protein in the coming years, as it is the focus of my PhD project. 866 more words

The Color Pink: Once A Symbol for Hope Now Represents Apathy and Rust.

As we enter the month mostly known for the cornucopia of pink and messages of manufactured hope, I am reminded of what this country thrives on, as I momentarily reflect on an old George Carlin joke: America loves bullshit. 1,354 more words


Faster Relief for Patients with Painful Bone Metastases

A technique that combines magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with high-intensity focused ultrasound hyperthermia provides faster pain relief than conventional radiation therapy (RT) for patients with a painful bone metastasis. 216 more words



OK, y’all, I have to get up on my soapbox for a minute. My apologies.

It’s October again. That means the pinkpalooza of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in full swing. 605 more words


La mirada del otro

“La mirada del otro suele pesar mucho. Hoy fue la primera vez que salía a la calle sin poder esconder el proceso médico por el que estaba pasando, muy a pesar del pañuelo que cubría mi cabeza afeitada. 702 more words

Cáncer De Mama

Roswell Results

First, I would like to thank everyone who posted in response to my last blog about my recent re-occurrence. The support was overwhelming and very touching. 554 more words