Julie, a survivor’s story

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I have just been reading some of the inspiring stories on the Voices of Survivors website and was particularly struck by Julie Blackman’s story. It resonated with me because she was diagnosed with… Continue reading

Radical new approach to treating early breast cancer

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As my own diagnosis was early breast cancer, (defined as breast cancer that is confined to the breast, with or without axillary lymph node involvement, and which is easily removable by surgery), I… Continue reading

“Voice of survivors”

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  “Voices of Survivors” is an organization, founded by Lynn Lane, a documentarty filmmaker and a cancer survivor. It is devoted to exploring ‘survivorship’ and what that means to the individual ‘survivor’, whether… Continue reading

Corporations changing the course of the cancer fight

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The American Cancer Society will present its Corporate Impact Awards June 19 during the Society-hosted Corporate Impact Conference in Chicago. The awards will recognize companies’ engagement in targeted efforts to significantly impact cancer’s… Continue reading

Write your own life mission statement

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You may have had to memorize the mission statement of your corporation or school. But have you ever wondered what your own personal mission statement would say? Watch as Therese Borchard talks you… Continue reading

Help! I’m addicted to twitter

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I think I’m becoming addicted to blogging! And that was bad enough, but now that I’ve added twitter into the mix, I really am in trouble. I googled it and came across a … Continue reading

Cancer and Careers

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I DO believe in serendipity. Writing today and yesterday on the theme of careers, returning to work and employment issues when you have a diagnosis of cancer and thanks to Pam Stephan for… Continue reading

Mind-body connection

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Great post today by Dr Christiane Northrup, at the Huffington Post, on the science of the mind-body connection. She writes: “People often ask, “How can we become healthy in our current society?” If you… Continue reading

Finding the career that’s right for you

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Earlier this week, I wrote about my feelings and emotions when it came time for me to return to work, following almost a year of sick leave for breast cancer treatment. It doesn’t… Continue reading

8 ways illness can be a spiritual practice

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 A reflection by Toni Weingarten on how illness can be a spiritual practice. Most people think of illness as inconvenient at best, tragic at worst. We focus on what we are not doing:… Continue reading