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Traci Mulder

Traci Mulder, Health Guide

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Registered Nurse, Mother

The Adoption Option After Breast Cancer

From the very beginning of this breast cancer journey, my husband and I always knew that adoption was a possibility we were very much open to. After our attempt at surrogacy failed, it was now time to start looking into this option. But, the more we looked, the more discouraged we became.  Every program we researched cost what amounted to... Read moreChevron
Beth Brophy

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Journalist, Survivor - Active 2005 to 2007

Breast Cancer and Yoga

 Marcie Pruett, 39, of San Diego, California has been battling breast cancer for the past three years. After two surgeries, two cycles of chemotherapy and radiation, and a course of oral chemotherapy for the past six months, she feels thirty years older than her age. “My bones and my muscles ache, and it’s difficult to move around... Read moreChevron
Luis A. Diaz, MD

Luis A. Diaz, MD, Health Guide

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Professor, Johns Hopkins

A Doctor's Read on the New Chemo Brain Treatment Study

Chemo brain, also known as cognitive impairment from chemotherapy, is a term frequently used by breast cancer patients and survivors to describe memory slips and general brain fog thought to be an after-effect of chemotherapy. In recent months, chemo brain has achieved a level of validation, at least in the realm of academic research and... Read moreChevron
Alvaro Pereira-Rico, MD

Alvaro Pereira-Rico, MD, Health Guide

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Medical Oncologist

Medical Oncologist's Response to Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone (LH-RH) Agonist Study

Breast Cancer News Editor's Note: Science and health news outlet EurekAlert! published yesterday an interesting summary of a Lancet study on luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) agonists, drugs that decrease the level of estrogen and other sex hormones in women.  LH-RH agonists for breast cancer treatment are used in Europe and... Read moreChevron
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