Monday, December 22, 2014
Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Chat with Experts

People Who Have Been Through Breast Cancer

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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Author, breast cancer survivor

Do You Really Need Radiation? Maybe Not.

Way back in 2004, evidence surfaced that breast radiation after a lumpectomy wasn’t doing older women a whole lot of good. A decade later, nearly three-quarters of women... Read moreChevron

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Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Giving to Cancer Charities: As Simple as ABC

This morning my mailbox was flooded with appeals from charities wanting me to participate in Giving Tuesday.  It doesn’t seem right that we arrive at Giving Tuesday after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday.  Shouldn’t we be giving to good causes before we start spending on ourselves... Read moreChevron

newstart09

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Survivor

Hello,

 

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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