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First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

A joyful milestone: 50 years cancer-free

zoomWhen Ursula May was diagnosed with breast cancer, doctors told her she had just months to get her affairs in order.“It was the greatest shock,” says May. “I remember that like yesterday.”That was 50 years ago.On Thursday, July 24, May celebrated her ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Sunday Series (Get Your Motor Runnin') With Mark Brodinsky

When life comes at you on a curve, you adjust your swing, change your approach, maybe alter the way you live your life and the way you share that life with others. You show courage, channel hope and inspire by your example.The Sunday Series (34): Get ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Woman 'harvests' cancer cells, delays treatment, so others may benefit from her disease

K imberly Koss isn’t one to mince words, or to kid herself.“I’m scared,” admitted the Northside High School and Ball State University graduate, who holds a doctorate in biomedical sciences with a specialty in cellular metabolic regulation.A very unlikely ... [Published Star Press - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

A brutal choice

NEW YORKAnd then, a few months later, I rolled out of bed at an unreasonably early hour and vomited.This didn’t seem as big a problem to me as it might have for other young women. This was the mid-1990s. Reared on protest marches, I had a NOW poster affixed ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

By Land and by Sea

Chris Renouf, riding for Less Cancer Bike Ride to Mackinac 2014One of the historic sailing and great Michigan traditions is the Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race. The first race was held in 1925. One of the newer Michigan traditions is the Less Cancer ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

My Mother: A Slightly Premature Eulogy

Perhaps the only relationship in my life more complicated than the one with my mother was that which my father and I enjoyed endured.  For years, and until my father's death, I was completely estranged from my family.  But, for the past thirty years (nearly ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Scientist uses her own cancer to further research

Kim Koss worked as a scientist at the University of Cincinnati and Wright State University medical schools and now owns a math and science mentoring and tutoring firm. In April, she was diagnosed with a rare cancer. The Enquirer/Liz Dufour (Photo: ... [Published Cincinnati.com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Health Watch: Double mastectomies

A growing trend in cancer treatment, the bilateral mastectomy, has women opting to remove both breasts when cancer is detected in one, or even when no cancer has been found but a risk is present. Some say the peace of mind the procedure offers outweighs ... [Published Columbus - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lumpectomy

Overview Next Steps Risks Results Lumpectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing a suspected malignant (cancerous) tumor, or lump, and a small portion of the surrounding tissue from a woman's breast. This tissue is then tested to determine ... [Published eMedicine Health - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 26 2014 - Updated May 26 2014 - 1 reports

Michelle’s second battle with breast cancer - at 31

Michelle McLaren is best known for her role as coordinator of the Pink Ladies. At 25 she was diagnosed with breast cancer, after going into remission in 2012, last year her cancer returned. She spoke to Ellen Barr this week about her journey through the ... [Published Derry Journal - May 26 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Region bias deepens cancer burden

New Delhi, April 11: Nivedita Sinha watched helplessly as the 52-year-old breast cancer patient from Bihar decided to accept radical mastectomy instead of breast conservation treatment only to avoid an extra six weeks’ stay away from home. Doctors at ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

The antivaccine movement resurrects the zombie that is the “autism epidemic” (2014 edition) [Respectful Insolence]

As I just mentioned a week ago, there used to be a time when I dreaded Autism Awareness Month , which begins tomorrow. The reason was simple. Several years ago to perhaps as recently as three years ago, I could always count on a flurry of stories ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 31 2014]

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...Chemotherapy and radiation next, and a new lease on life. Kaitz was ready to share his story, but it wasn't easy, still isn't. Kaitz says, "people look at you funny when you say you have male breast cancer. People smile like you are kidding when you tell them you have breast cancer. But hopefully we are making a difference."
This year the bike ride has garnered new excitement and attracted new riders. First-timer Chris Renouf, a cancer survivor, says, "I have only been riding for about seven years, but I love it! I am a stage 4 prostate cancer survivor, and riding my bike has been a great way for me to stay active and help keep up my strength I know staying active is so vitally important to try to beat or even prevent this horrendous disease."
...So, the response to my request was, "Well, you know it will break your father's and my hearts if you go, but you are old enough to decide for yourself."  I decided to break their hearts and hate myself for it...

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A joyful milestone: 50 years cancer-free [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 29 2014]
The Sunday Series (Get Your Motor Runnin') With... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 21 2014]
Woman 'harvests' cancer cells, delays treatment... [Published Star Press - Jul 18 2014]
A brutal choice [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 13 2014]
By Land and by Sea [Published Huffington Post - Jul 09 2014]
My Mother: A Slightly Premature Eulogy [Published Daily Kos - Jul 08 2014]
Scientist uses her own cancer to further research [Published Cincinnati.com - Jul 06 2014]
Past, Present, and Future Challenges in Breast ... [Published Journal of Clinical Oncology - Jul 04 2014]
Health Watch: Double mastectomies [Published Columbus - Jun 26 2014]
Lumpectomy [Published eMedicine Health - Jun 25 2014]
Issues in the Management of the Axilla in Patie... [Published The ASCO Post - Jun 25 2014]
Forum Post: What a day!! [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Jun 23 2014]
Michelle’s second battle with breast cancer - a... [Published Derry Journal - May 26 2014]
Region bias deepens cancer burden [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 12 2014]
African American Artist Unveils Painting at Mot... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 11 2014]
The antivaccine movement resurrects the zombie ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 31 2014]
Autism prevalence: Now estimated to be one in 6... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Mar 31 2014]
shirley temple black, breast cancer activist, f... [Published we move to canada - Feb 11 2014]
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African American Artist Unveils Painting at Mot... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 11 2014]
Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 2014 --( PR.com )-- African American artist and doll maker, Beverly Collins, will fully unveil her newest painting, “High Tea 2,” at an afternoon tea to honor mothers hosted by her company b.collins Studio at Brownstone ...
The antivaccine movement resurrects the zombie ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 31 2014]
As I just mentioned a week ago, there used to be a time when I dreaded Autism Awareness Month , which begins tomorrow. The reason was simple. Several years ago to perhaps as recently as three years ago, I could always count on a flurry of stories ...
Autism prevalence: Now estimated to be one in 6... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Mar 31 2014]
There used to be a time when I dreaded Autism Awareness Month, which begins tomorrow. The reason was simple. Several years ago to perhaps as recently as three years ago, I could always count on a flurry of stories about autism towards the end of March ...
shirley temple black, breast cancer activist, f... [Published we move to canada - Feb 11 2014]
Shirley Temple and Bill "Bojangles" RobinsonGrowing up watching old movies, I was a big fan of Shirley Temple, whose dimples, singing, and tap-dancing charmed my parents' generation.Temple danced with some of the tap greats, African-American men who ...
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