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PJ Hamel

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

Super-Simple and Seductive: Valentine Brownies

 

You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make these chocolate brownie hearts. With no special... Read moreChevron

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PJ Hamel

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

The Mammogram Conundrum: When Should You Start Being Screened?

The American Cancer Society, the government, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network – no one can agree on a set schedule for screening mammograms. All concur, though, that in the end it’s “a personal decision between the woman and her doctor.” How do you make that personal... Read moreChevron

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PJ Hamel

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

Chemotherapy and Your Heart: Beware Drug Damage

February is American Heart Month. Do you know which chemo drugs can cause heart damage – and which combination can be particularly dangerous? Find... Read moreChevron

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6 years later after treatment and going strong. Bilateral, brca2+, lobular carcinoma, arimidex

I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma on 5th May 2009. I was 45 years old and pre menopausal. Tested BRCA2 +.  A Whirlwind of activity followed:

 

1) Bi-lateral mastectomy (16   -  ER/PR+++, 19/23 lymph nodes were positive      with... Read moreChevron

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