The e-mail that could save your life

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Sign up by e-mail at myhealthtestreminder, let them know the date you’d like to be reminded to schedule your mammogram and they will send you an email on that date. It is an… Continue reading

Suggestions for sugar-free treats

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Pam Stephan recently wrote a piece exploring the truth of the cancer loves sugar adage. Since then, I have been thinking a lot about how to substitute sugar in recipes and I am working on some… Continue reading

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