Equalizing the relationship between doctor and patient

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   I have just been reading a profile of Dr Laura Esserman, breast cancer researcher and surgeon, who is committed to equalizing the unequal relationship between doctor and patient.   There is no… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday Recipe

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Here is today’s meat free monday recipe for tagliatelle with butternut squash. I love this simple pasta recipe using one of my favourite vegetables – butternut squash. I adore the sweet nutty taste and the… Continue reading

Inquiry pours doubt on benefit of health foods

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Although I eat a pretty healthy diet, I have to admit that I do supplement it with some vitamin supplements, although none of those listed in the following report. So, it is with… Continue reading

Fertile Hope and Lance Armstrong Foundation join forces

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When I was dealing with the double whammy of a breast cancer diagnosis and the prospect of impaired fertility as a result of my treatment, I visited the Fertile Hope website for advice… Continue reading

6 things patients do that drive doctors demented

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With all the Internet doctor rating sites, health insurance ratings and online board certification databases to check, many people today have a low tolerance for bad doctors. But after your smiling physians say goodbye and… Continue reading

Awakening to your inner purpose

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For many people the experience of cancer can be an awakening to their inner purpose. Eckhart Tolle. spiritual teacher and the author of , the #1 Bestseller, The Power of Now, and the highly-acclaimed A New… Continue reading

Rosemary, Lavender and Sweet Basil Body Scrub

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Being a bit of a cosmetics junkie, I have fallen off the wagon a few times, in my efforts to reduce the amount of chemicals I put on my face and body. Yes,… Continue reading

Why do you blog?

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I have written before about my reasons for setting up this blog, primarily because I believe than in telling our stories we can help heal the wounded selves and in the hope that in… Continue reading

Helping new mothers with breast cancer

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I found it hard enough to cope with my own breast cancer treatment, without a family to look after. I wasn’t even married at the time, so I only had myself to take… Continue reading

LIVESTRONG Leaders

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I believe in the power of advocacy and I have been working in my community as a breast cancer advocate for the past three years, so I am excited to now have the opportunity to reach… Continue reading