Category Archives: Cancer

Here is Some Good News

Good News for Women With Breast Cancer: Many Don’t Need Chemo. From the article: The study found that gene tests on tumor samples were able to identify women who could safely skip chemotherapy and take only a drug that blocks … Continue reading

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Testy

Sometimes, I wonder just how long I’ll be able to hold my tongue. Prime and I spent some time with the mother-in-law; it was decent enough until the subject of cancer was raised. According to my mother-in-law, there will never … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Journey

This is one of those things I don’t like to think about, but here it is: from PZ Meyers I’d feel schadenfreude, except that it’s such a damn sad waste. The gist of the article? Those that try and treat … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap

Last night, I called my mother, so I could work on getting a copy of my birth certificate. Now, I did have one of my own but due to circumstances beyond my control, I lost it. Yes, it irritated the … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Sign Up for This

“So which one of you is going to try and kill me?” As I say that, I force a laugh; it’s a joke but a twisted one. Every time I look at my chest, I wonder which breast will decide … Continue reading

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On Olivia Newton-John

As you know, Olivia Newton-John’s breast cancer has returned and metastasized to her sacrum. I haven’t said much about this because, well, it makes me uncomfortable as hell. I’m pretty sure you can figure out as to why. To be honest, I … Continue reading

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When Helping Doesn’t Actually Help

As you know, I’m dealing with some pretty severe breast issues.  If you don’t know, or are a newer reader to this particular blog, I’ll sum it up: I have BRCA. To put it gently, my risk of developing breast … Continue reading

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