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Grilled, Barbecued, and Smoked Meat Intake and Survival Following Breast Cancer

Parada, H. et al. (2017) JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 109(6)

Background: Grilled, barbecued, and smoked meat intake, a prevalent dietary source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) carcinogens, may increase the risk of incident breast cancer. 36 more words


The lump, that fucking biopsy, it was all a jinx!

This is as hard as things are ever going to get.

Even if you think it, don’t say it. You’ll get cancer. Or your spouse will.

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Cognitive Complaints in Survivors of Breast Cancer After Chemotherapy Compared With Age-Matched Controls

Janelsins, M.C. et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology. Published online: December 28 2016

Purpose: Cancer-related cognitive impairment is an important problem for patients with breast cancer, yet its trajectory is not fully understood. 72 more words


Survivorship after lower gastrointestinal cancer

Frick, M.A. et al. Cancer. Published online: 5 January 2017

Background: There is significant need for quality follow-up care to optimize long-term outcomes for the growing population of lower gastrointestinal (GI) cancer survivors. 96 more words


Time and Health

These last few years have shown me the precious and fleeting nature of time.  Sure, money makes life easier, but time and health are what we need most. 1,272 more words


Fight for Life

Twelve years ago almost to the day I received a phone call and heard the three most devastating words a person could receive in their lifetime, “You have cancer”.  1,368 more words