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PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Author, breast cancer survivor

Early Detection Saves Lives: Do You Have a Plan?

According to the American Cancer Society, the 5-year survival rate for women diagnosed with early breast cancer is upwards of 99%. How can you ensure you’ll find any potential breast cancer early, before it spreads? Make an early detection plan, and stick with it.  

 

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Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

“Together We Are Stronger than the Disease”: A Major Report on Metastatic Breast Cancer

In December 1997, I visited with my aunt, a seven-year breast cancer survivor.  In March of 1998, she died from breast cancer that had spread throughout her body.  I traveled to her funeral, delaying my own appointment with a breast surgeon who was treating me for an apparent infection.  Returning... Read moreChevron

newstart09

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Survivor

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Laura Zigman

Laura Zigman, Health Guide

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Author of Piece of Work

"You Should Apologize For Saying You Had Cancer (Because The NYTs Says It Probably Wasn't Cancer)"

 

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Debz

Debz, Community Member

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MRI biopsy

Okay.. so I am seeing a new Dr.  She recomends an MRI as a "reference" point to start with as my breasts are still very dense at my age, (49 3/4).  So I have that done last week, meds to stay in machine, IV for contrast... done over with.. WHEW!  wont have to do that again for another year.   WAIT.. not so fast... There... Read moreChevron

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