Category Archive: Top Posts

World Book Day And A Giveaway #WBD2015

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It seems there’s always a world day for something these days, but here’s one that makes me happy. Today is World Book Day, and as an avid reader it’s something worth celebrating. To… Continue reading

Planning Your Digital Legacy

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There’s a growing awareness of our digital legacy – the online footprint we leave behind after we die. I still get birthday notifications for a Facebook friend who passed away four years ago.… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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Medicine X: Ignite Talk

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One of my most nerve-racking, but nevertheless thrilling moments was taking to the stage at Stanford Medicine X last September to deliver my Ignite talk.  In it, I spoke about my favorite theme… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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Mindful Monday

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When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather… Continue reading

Laurel’s Story

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They say that having cancer changes you. Not just in the obvious visible ways—but fundamentally, as a person and on the deepest of levels. Since my initial breast cancer diagnosis in 2010 I’ve… Continue reading

Infertility Support Week

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Today I want to take an opportunity to let you know what you can expect on the JBBC blog for this coming week.  This is a subject very close to my heart. Of all the… Continue reading

Study finds disparities in women’s knowledge about their own breast cancer

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Here’s an interesting new study from Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute which has found a surprising lack of knowledge among breast cancer patients about the basic characteristics of their disease— how advanced… Continue reading

World Cancer Day 2015

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Today is World Cancer Day, an opportunity to raise awareness that there is much that can be done at an individual, community and governmental level, to harness the solutions that exist across the… Continue reading