Catherine’s Story: The Children of my Daydreams

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  Years ago, and I mean nearly ten years ago, my husband – then boyfriend – and I would lay in bed on a Saturday morning and not get out till about noon.… Continue reading

A Constant Reminder: Stacey’s Story

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When was the first day of your last period? That’s the question the nurse asked me at my annual gynecological exam on Friday. Here’s what I said: I don’t get my period anymore.… Continue reading

Infertility Support Week

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Today I want to take an opportunity to let you know what you can expect on the JBBC blog for this coming week.  This is a subject very close to my heart. Of all the… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up: The World Cancer Day Edition

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Study finds disparities in women’s knowledge about their own breast cancer

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Here’s an interesting new study from Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute which has found a surprising lack of knowledge among breast cancer patients about the basic characteristics of their disease— how advanced… Continue reading

World Cancer Day 2015

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Today is World Cancer Day, an opportunity to raise awareness that there is much that can be done at an individual, community and governmental level, to harness the solutions that exist across the… Continue reading

Join Us For A Week of Infertility Support

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Infertility can be a devastating side effect of breast cancer treatment in young women because of the sensitivity of a woman’s eggs to anti-cancer drugs. The effect of treatment on fertility depends on your… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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St Brigid’s Day

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Today, 1st February is St Brigid’s Day in Ireland. If St Patrick is our national saint, then Brigid is Ireland’s patroness. Girls were traditionally named Mary or Brigid in days gone by in… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading