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Phyllis Johnson

Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Ten Plus Years Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Inspiring Stories

Scene One:  The family matriarch announces that the cancer has spread.

Scene Two:  The family gathers at the gravesite.

The rest of the movie:  Grieving widower and daughter learn to move on.


The Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) is rewriting this script with a section on its website... Read moreChevron

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PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

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

Been There, Done That: Insider Tips for Getting Through Chemo

If you’re about to start chemo – or are helping someone who is – here’s advice from a seasoned group of chemo veterans.


I recently received an email from a friend and fellow breast cancer survivor, addressed to the 70+ members of a local support group to which I belong. Rebecca was asking... Read moreChevron


newstart09, Community Member





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Laura Zigman

Laura Zigman, Health Guide

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, Community Member


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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