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As I am sure that most of you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I am going to share with you the stories of two of my personal heroes.   595 more words


I remember her being brave.

Today is my friend’s birthday. Her first birthday since the day she died. I didnt remember her birth date if Im honest, and only found out when my phone alerted me of it. 1,314 more words

The Cancer Pottery Wheel

If you’ve never taken a piece of clay and thrown it onto a pottery wheel to create a masterpiece, I encourage you to do so! In my time I have done that very thing and I can think of a time in particular where I just couldn’t get it right and I kept starting over and over. 938 more words

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Coalition/ Rhonda's Club Uterine Research Excellence Award

Funder: Foundation for Women’s Cancer

Due Date: November 27, 2017

Budget: $12,500

For Fellows-in-Training:
Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Coalition/Rhonda’s Club Uterine Research Excellence Award

$12,500 one-year award… 50 more words

Do You Know Your Ovarian Cancer Risk?

By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN

Last month was ovarian cancer awareness month.

This disease remains a serious illness for women everywhere. Sadly, we do not have a screening test to identify the disease early like we do with the Pap smear for cervical cancer. 94 more words

Signature Healthcare

How Will Numbers Be In The Future?

I joined a Facebook group for ovarian cancer survivors so I could read about the experiences of others to help put mine into some context. One of the first things I saw was a post sharing a… 350 more words

$72 Million Award Dismissed In Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Cancer Death Suit

In a major blow to a family who lost a loved one, an appeals court on Tuesday vacated a $72 million award to a woman who alleged that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum products contributed to her ovarian cancer, according to… 329 more words