Weekly Round-Up

Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These posts have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and I’ve wanted to share them with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post that you would like readers to see, just leave a comment below.

Do you know the difference between genetic testing and genomic testing? I confess I wasn’t entirely sure, but am much clearer now having read Lisa’s blog. 

An insightful post from Carolyn on how diagnostic errors are a serious problem for women.

Terri’s latest interview with  Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo, current president of PRMA in San Antonio, discusses the topic of breast reconstruction for patients with stage IV breast cancer and notes how much it is under-discussed in the setting of Stage IV breast cancer.

Cathy‘s latest post explores the link between food and breast cancer, examining popular beliefs about how certain foods or diets may increase or decrease the risk of developing breast cancer. 

Janice discusses the importance of finding a supportive community after a diagnosis of advanced breast cancer.

Abigail pays tribute to Amanda Waddell Raffenaud – another “beautiful soul [was]stolen by Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer.”

Thoughts from Barbara on respecting each other’s decisions when it comes to how we choose to walk our cancer path.

Nancy explores the concept of toxic positivity in her latest post. 

Gabby discusses the role of beliefs in the recovery process.

Gogs writes about the increase in late-stage prostate cancer diagnoses and the importance of early detection and treatment. 

Finally this week a lovely post from Connie on finding clarity along the pilgrim’s way.

Until next week,

Yours with much love always

Marie xxx