Category Archives: health care concern for patients

Good Advice for Anyone … but Especially if you have Breasts

There are so many articles and events this month for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Here’s the latest article from the American Cancer Society http://img.delivery.net/cm50content/19439/63076/LP/2-1/article_Featured_EN.html?utm_campaign=octoberexpanded&utm_medium=email&utm_source=fullserve-20131013-corpcenter-healthylivingexpansion-octoberexpanded&utm_content=acxiom Let me make their 5 points for Healthy Breasts. If you want to “thrive” in … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Writing for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This epidemic we call breast cancer is all over the place. I wrote about that the last time. It’s unnerving. So, what to do? First, don’t read everything you see posted, especially not the horror stories. Second, continue to live … Continue reading

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It’s October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Breast Cancer Foundation has deemed October as the month for it’s annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. In some ways, that is really awesome (but I’m not sure why it’s only 1 month). In other ways, … Continue reading

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Having a Great Mindset to Deal with Cancer and Thrive

It’s been sometime since I last posted here … I promise to get better and write more often. I sincerely want us all to share how we are thriving….. even if we still have the disease. I want to focus … Continue reading

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Cancer 360° — A Full View of the Cancer Adventure

Wow … big expectations. How do we discuss the entire experience/ adventure someone with cancer goes through? Well, I suppose one step at a time. As a Thriver, I remember from the earliest moment — diagnosis, then surgery, then surgery … Continue reading

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Why Do Doctors Need Patient Advocates?

I’ve been thinking a great deal about what doctors can learn from their patients. Of course, I only know that from my perspective as a patient and others that have shared their thoughts with me. Here are some initial thoughts … Continue reading

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