CSI Breast Cancer

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I am a huge fan of the CSI series on TV – I am fascinated by the techniques, so I was intrigued to read today that breast cancer therapy that’s customized for each patient’s… Continue reading

Hope in Bloom

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I came across an uplifting story recently about an organization with the wonderful name, Hope in Bloom, a nonprofit that plants gardens for breast-cancer patients. Linda (Bosse) Charron is getting a reminder of… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Earlier in the week, I reviewed Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s cancer memoir, The Sky Begins At Your Feet. Caryn’s latest blog post features a poem which is very beautiful and the last two lines of… Continue reading

New aid to breast reconstruction decision making

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A computer-based decision-making aid may make it possible for more women to have breast reconstruction after surgical treatment for cancer. The tool has helped women play a larger role in decision-making, according to… Continue reading

The Sky Begins at Your Feet

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The Sky Begins At Your Feet: A Memoir on Cancer, Community and Coming Home to the Body, is the title of a recently published book by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, poet laureate of Kansas. Caryn,… Continue reading

Would you like win a ticket to the Dublin Web Summit?

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  I am giving one lucky reader a ticket to the Dublin Web Summit.  As readers know, I am a regular evangelist when it comes to my belief in the power of social… Continue reading

Join us on Facebook

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Another way to connect with others journeying on the path beyond breast cancer, is to join our online support community on Facebook. But, you don’t have to have had experience of breast cancer, or… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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You can’t have failed to notice that thick-skinned winter squash are in season now. The shops are full of bright orange pumpkins. Along with butternut squash, it is a versatile vegetable that can be sautéed, mashed… Continue reading

Melissa Etheridge promotes breast cancer awareness

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Singer, Melissa Etheridge, who was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago, is promoting a month-long breast cancer awareness program at the Hard Rock Cafe. Melissa maintains that she is healthier now than… Continue reading

Friday Poetry

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The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives… Continue reading