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PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Breast cancer survivor, author, volunteer, support group founder/leader

Hormone Drugs and Bone Loss: Beware Hidden Damage

Did you know hormone therapy can lead to bone loss? Here’s how to approach this serious issue.

 

Breast cancer treatment can be a long process – if you’ve been through it, I’m preaching to the choir here, right?

 

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Phyllis Johnson

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Is Your Pathology Report Right? When to Ask for a Second Opinion

The most important person on your medical team is someone you will probably never meet--your pathologist.  The pathologist tells your surgeon and oncologist if you have cancer.  The pathology report includes information about the tumor’s size, its hormone and HER2 status, and its other... Read moreChevron

Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Kathy Bates and Lymphedema: Speaking up for Ten Million Americans

“Kathy Bates is going to be on The Doctors!”

 

This news last month excited members of my lymphedema support group as we discussed dates and channels to catch the broadcast.  At last someone was going to talk about lymphedema in public and just in time for Lymphedema Awareness Month in... Read moreChevron

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Breast cancer survivor, author, volunteer, support group founder/leader

Pain from Arimidex? Don't Give Up – Managing Aromatase Inhibitor Side Effects

Aromatase inhibitors (AIs) – those drugs we love to hate! Whether you’re taking Femara, Arimidex, or Aromasin, there’s a good chance you’re experiencing a common side effect, arthralgia – joint pain. Before you consider quitting these potential life-savers, though, make sure you’ve done everything you can... Read moreChevron

Breast Cancer Speaker Khevin Barnes

Breast Cancer Speaker Khevin Barnes, Community Member

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The Immeasurable Gift of Kindness

The Immeasurable Gift of Kindness

By Khevin Barnes

My wife battled stage four ovarian cancer for several years before she died as a result of the disease.  She was forty-seven years old and the year was 1997. But science and... Read moreChevron

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