“52 Octobers” – A Guest Post for HBOC Week by Nicki Boscia-Durlester

I am pleased to once again this year feature two guest posts during HBOC (hereditary breast & ovarian cancer) Week. This year I have the great privilege of sharing a mother’s and her daughter’s stories. The first post is by my good friend and fellow advocate and author, Nicki Boscia-Durlester, a cancer survivor whose family history includes a staggering number of cancer diagnoses and deaths. The second, soon-to-follow post will feature Nicki’s daughter, Ally, who shares her previvor story. Many thanks to Nicki and Ally for their willingness to share their stories at Nancy’s Point. (more…)

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Do You Ever Wonder Why You Got Cancer?

After you heard those terrible words, you have cancer, did you ever stop and ask yourself, or ask anyone else for that matter, why me? I’ve heard, rather I’ve read, some say they never thought or asked why me? In fact, some even take it the other direction and ask, why not me?
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“Decoding Annie Parker” – 5 Reasons Why You Should See This Movie

I love movies and going to them is a great escape from things like cancer, well, except when the movie is about cancer! Perhaps it seems odd to some, but I can’t seem to read enough books or see too many movies about this topic. Go figure, right? (more…)

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