Tag Archives: Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

Can, Sir or Can’t Sir? A Memorial

Last year at this time, I was diagnosed with DCIS–Ductal Carcinoma In Situ, or Stage 0 Breast Cancer.  In addition, I had other pre-cancerific masses in both breasts.  After thinking about it for about a second, I decided to undergo … Continue reading

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How to Speak to Someone From Cancerland

I’ve been listening to women from Cancerland bitch about how cruely they’ve been spoken to by people who have never been visited by The Guys In The White Van.  Well meaning folk who will say things like, “Wow, you look … Continue reading

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With Six You Get Egg Roll…

So, yesterday I got to see Dr. White about the failure of my implant. After my meeting last week with his minion, I was on guard and ready to pounce when he told me, “You have a beautiful result…” like … Continue reading

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Alcohol, Exercise and Breast Cancer: Checking the Facts

The prestigious Journal of American Medical Association recently published an article linking even ‘light’ alcohol use to a ‘modest’ increase in Breast Cancer risk.  If you don’t have the time or inclination to read this well-written, well-documented study, you can … Continue reading

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The Teams They Are a Changin’…

Last night something happened that has never happened to me before.  I got a call from Dr. Kitty, NOT to discuss the results of a pathology report, but to discuss Dr. Lukka.  She was very surprised and concerned with my … Continue reading

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