Dating for cancer survivors

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I have written on this topic before, but here is something new! A dating agency for cancer survivors. Founded by a cancer survivor in 2007, “C is for Cupid” is one of the… Continue reading

Tamoxifen fears

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The website of Fight Pink features terrific stories of  the many faces of survivorship. Today I have been reading an inspiring piece by Nic McLean , a young breast cancer survivor, on her… Continue reading

Your life in YOUR hands

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Your Life in your Hands is a title of a book by Dr Jane Plant, dealing with the choices she made in her own breast cancer treatment. From the moment I read the… Continue reading

The doctor who diagnosed and treated her own breast cancer

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In the very same week last month that saw Farrah Fawcett lose her battle with cancer, the death also occurred of the incredible Dr Jerri Nielsen Fitzgerald, who diagnosed and treated her own breast… Continue reading

Sign the World Cancer Declaration

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Lance Armstrong is dedicating his ride in the Tour de France to the fight against cancer. Will you join him by signing the World Cancer Declaration and making a dedication to someone who… Continue reading

Avocado and Almond Facial Polish

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Another chemical free beauty product. This delicious natural facial exfoliating scrub will gently remove dead skin cells to reveal brighter looking skin. Honey is a wonderful healing and anti bacterial agent so this natural… Continue reading

Breaking news from ASCO Annual Meeting 2009

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Living Beyond Breast Cancer have both transcript and audio recording of Breaking News from the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology with Virginia Kaklamani, MD, DSc (transcript, audio recording).… Continue reading

Put down the stethoscope; listen to your patient

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Yesterday, I posted on Dr Laura Esserman  the breast cancer researcher and surgeon who is committed to equalizing the doctor-patient relationship.  My hope is that, like Dr Esserman, our doctors are moving away from the old… Continue reading

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