Smile Saturday

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Poetry Friday

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What to remember when waking In that first hardly noticed moment to which you wake, coming back to this life from the other more secret, moveable and frighteningly honest world where everything began,… Continue reading

How to talk to your doctor

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I was overwhelmed (in a good way) with the response I got to last week’s Empowering the Patient post. If you are interested in this (and I really think we all should take an interest… Continue reading

Lessons from the movies

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Today’s post is inspired by my friend Luann’s latest blog post, where she draws analogies between the lessons she has learned on her own cancer journey and the lessons inherent in the classic Wizard of… Continue reading

This time’s a charm

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Today’s post is a guest book review by my friend Chari. She originally posted it on her blog Letters to America, and gave me permission to reproduce it here today. How does a… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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I love the addition of fruit in a salad and this is one of my all-time favourites. It is a sublime marriage of flavours – juicy pears with peppery rocket and creamy gorgonzola and for… Continue reading

Father’s Day

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Today is Father’s Day and I would like to re-post a beautiful, moving tribute to a  father from a beloved daughter. This post was originally published last December but it seems perfect on this… Continue reading

Link between environmental toxins and cancer

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We have known from studies over the years that environmental factors contribute to many cases of cancers in general and in particular breast cancer. A majority of breast cancers are due to excess… Continue reading

Empowering the patient

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Something happened yesterday which has prompted today’s blog topic – patient empowerment – a recurring theme on this blog. Now I know there are plenty of good doctors out there, who carefully listen… Continue reading

Is immunity against breast cancer on the way?

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NEWS OF a prototype breast cancer “vaccine” caused something of a stir in the media recently, with flurries of reports on how researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have come up with a jab… Continue reading