Tag: Breast Cancer

My first Mammogram

I am pretty sure there isn’t a book written for women, facing this. There should be. With simple pictures and words explaining not just the physical procedure, but also how you may feel about what is happening to you, why

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Friday’s Rant from the Soap Box in MY Living Room – Please don’t ask me to take part in armchair activism….

This week I have been sharing some stats and posts on Breast Cancer, encouraging people (men get breast cancer too) and helping to share information on what to look for and when to seek medical help. The statistics for breast

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Would you take the test or have a mastectomy?

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I have been asked to write about and share some facts and information on Breast cancer, this week. This is the first in a series of posts, all about breasts. This is not just

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I found a lump…

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I have been asked to write about and share some facts and information on Breast cancer, this week. This is the first in a series of posts, all about breasts. This is not just

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Check your boobs!

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I have been asked to write about and share some facts and information on Breast cancer, this week. This is the first in a series of posts, all about breasts. This is not just

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So Angelina had a mastectomy. You know what? I would do the same!

(photo source) It has been big news, this week. Angelina Jolie, announced that she  carries the BRCA1 gene which means she is in the 5% of the population at risk of the most severe forms of breast and ovarian cancer.

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