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BCAM — The damage that’s been done trying to “make ugly pretty”

How much damage has been done “trying to make ugly pretty” during Breast Cancer Awareness Month over the past 30+ years? Here we are heading into yet another Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It sure seems to roll around fast, right? Advocacy work of many through the years has brought about changes to BCAM, or I’d …

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I Am a Previvor with Lynch Syndrome – A Guest Post by Georgia Hurst

Many people, maybe even most, have never heard of Lynch syndrome. Before being thrust into the world of hereditary cancer, I had not. September 26 – October 2, 2021 is National Hereditary Cancer Week. It used to be called National Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Week or HBOC Week, which honestly, always prompted my brain …

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What’s it like one year post DIEP flap surgery?

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like one year post DIEP flap surgery, this post is for you. Everyone’s experience is different, of course, so your experience might be very different from mine, your best friend’s, your relative’s or anyone else’s you’ve heard or read about. Still, reading about outcomes and experiences of others can …

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Celebrating 11 years of blogging & my biggest book sale ever!

Celebrating 11 years of blogging & my biggest book sale ever! Woohoo! Yep. 11 years. I’m sorta amazed I’ve been at it this long myself. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be blogging about cancer, grief and loss for 11 years. Of course, never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d …

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