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Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Symptom Comorbidities and Profiles in Adolescent Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Brinkman, T.M. et al. (2016) Journal of Clinical Oncology. 34(28) pp. 3417-342

Purpose: In the general population, psychological symptoms frequently co-occur; however, profiles of symptom comorbidities have not been examined among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer.

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Make that Line a Circle

Trigger Warning: rape, sexual assault, molestation.

Being a victim and survivor of any range of sexual assault is a life-changing thing, for the obvious reasons; but beyond that it is a unique situation in that there is such a long line of obstacles for the victims after it happens. 757 more words

Mental Illness

Report: One in Four Americans over 50 is Inactive

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data on the prevalence of physical inactivity among adults age 50 years and older. 712 more words


Flashbacks + Emotions: A Video

A couple of months ago, my beautiful cousin Montana asked if she could use my battle with Cancer as her subject matter for a school assignment. 222 more words

Young Breast Cancer

Saved by Freedom Beats from the Monterey Jazz Festival 1965

“Someday, we‘ll forget the hurt, the reason we cried and who caused us pain. … After all, what matters is not the first, but the last chapter of  706 more words

ISurvivor Matters

Back to School/Back to Scans

It’s my second day of classes.

It’s my two year CT scan.

I have to pick up my textbooks.

I have to pick up my progesterone. 220 more words


'One Life' - BLOG

My Blog has a name… Hooray!

When I decided to name my blog, I came up with a good A4 page full of ideas. I was trying to be clever with a ‘play on words’, whilst simultaneously trying to make it simple and easy to remember. 1,030 more words

Mind + Heart + Soul