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Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Promising Cancer Research and Clinical Trials

If you follow cancer research, you almost certainly are frequently frustrated by splashy reports about the latest breakthroughs that turn out to be tiny advances in petri dishes in a lab.  From the lab to your doctor’s office, finding a new treatment is usually a process at least a decade long.  This August I have read several... Read moreChevron

posted 08/26/2015, comments (0)|
PJ Hamel

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

"Breast Cancer Bombshell" – Reality or Media Hype?

A well-known national media outlet headlined its morning television news Friday with the words "Breast Cancer Bombshell" splashed across the screen. And yet the ensuing story was scarcely a "bombshell" to those who follow breast cancer research. For real news, you need to read beyond the headlines.

 

Another... Read moreChevron

posted 08/24/2015, comments (0)|
PJ Hamel

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

5 Things to Do If You Fear Hair Loss From Chemo

You've been diagnosed with breast cancer. Your oncologist says you need chemo. Your first thought? "I'm going to go bald!" Well, possibly not; and being... Read moreChevron

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