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BRCAfest

After I had my surgery in August 2016, my friend called me with an incredible idea. She had come up with an event to raise awareness about BRCA mutations and the associated hereditary cancers. 125 more words

Ovarian Cancer

Kindness Ripples for Maggies

As I’m sure you already know, I hand out Random Act of Kindness envelopes to strangers in a bid to make the world a happier place whilst also raising awareness for Ovarian Cancer….If you don’t know this already then please check out my dedicated… 163 more words

Ovarian Cancer

Lets talk about Cancer...

Cancer.

We hear about it all the time now, more now than we did 15 years ago. There are so many people raising money for cancer related foundations and research to find a cure. 1,222 more words

Breast Cancer

Happy birthday to me!

Today marks my 28th birthday and so it feels like an appropriate time to update Finding Cyril with a new blog. A lot has happened since I found that I was in remission on 16 November 2016.  237 more words

Ovarian Cancer

Ultra-Sad

Last month I started taking Tamoxifen, an estrogen blocker often prescribed to women with breast cancers that are estrogen receptors, like mine. This medication helps block the hormone from feeding cancer cells, and works to reduce recurrence. 487 more words

Cancer

A Bit of Advocate in All of Us

This post by advocate and Support Volunteer Dee Sparacio, originally appeared on SHARE Cancer Support‘s blog. We are delighted to share it with you.  991 more words

Survivorship

4 things the OB/GYN taught me about my overall health

Yesterday, I had my annual exam at the gynecologist’s office. Exciting stuff, right? Being newer to the Columbus area, it’s not always the best feeling to have to pick new doctors. 575 more words

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