Amy Mickelson – Good News from Houston

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  “Good News from Houston” is the title of a recent post by Phil Mickelson on his website. Both Phil’s wife, Amy and his mother, Mary have undergone surgery for breast cancer in… Continue reading

5 tips for living well after breast cancer

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After the dramas of breast cancer, you may be tired of tending to your own body and soul, but putting the illness behind you requires a commitment to healthy habits and sometimes a… Continue reading

No Family History: The Environmental Links to Breast Cancer

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No Family History: The Environmental Links to Breast Cancer (Rowman & Littlefield) is the title of a new book which presents compelling evidence that exposure to everyday products such as cosmetics and toiletries,… Continue reading

Be a volunteer at the LIVESTRONG global cancer summit

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The cancer charity established by cycling champion Lance Armstrong is seeking volunteers to help out at a major conference on the disease in Dublin later this month. Up to 500 delegates, including health ministers from… Continue reading

Journaling through cancer

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  I having been reading the following personal testimony by Tesha Urban, a young breast cancer survivor on the Living Beyond Breast Cancer website.  It really resonated with me, and coverd so many issues, which I… Continue reading

Clinical trials and the fight against cancer

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Interesting article in the New York Times concerning clinical trials.  You may remember that last month I wrote about the Love/Avon Army of Women partnership and this article for me highlights exactly why Dr… Continue reading

Lance Armstrong: Every Second Counts

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I have just finished reading Lance Armstrong’s Every Second Counts.  While the book is primarily about his preparation for what would prove to be his second consecutive Tour de France victory in 2000,… Continue reading

Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow

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Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow is the title of a book by Elizabeth Lesser.  She opens the book with a quote from Anais Nin: ‘And the time came when… Continue reading

The age of fake food

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In his bestseller The End Of Over-Eating: Taking Control Of The Insatiable American Appetite, author and former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, David Kessler proposes that our western obesity crisis is due… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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Today’s Meat Free Monday recipe is an easy salad which makes a great light supper dish or a tasty lunch. Haloumi with Lentil Salad Ingredients (serves 4) 2 x 400g cans brown lentils, drained, rinsed 1… Continue reading