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Stage IV and Living Fully

At age 54, I had known such good health that my entire medical history could fit on one page.  School was going to start in a week and I was High Scho...

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To be healthier after treatment ends, Quit Trying

 “Now that my treatment is done, I’m TRYING to start exercising again,” said my new client. “It’s just not working and it’s making me crazy. Can you h...

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Breast Reconstruction Revised

At least once a week, someone comes to my office, feeling a little awkward about her consultation.  She is not happy about her (old) reconstruction, b...

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Face the Fear

Every woman lives her life in fear of the mammogram that comes back with an abnormality.  In my case, that abnormal mammogram led to an MRI-guided bio...

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Breast microbiota differ in women with breast cancer

The human body is a highly complex ecosystem made up mostly of microorganisms, otherwise known as bacteria. The National Institute of Health’s M...

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Combating Cancer with Mind-Body Therapies

“Like a house protects one from the sun, hatha yoga protects the practitioner.”  This is an ancient saying from the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, essentially ...

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Belly Fat Protein and Cancer

Research shows that those who are overweight are at higher risk of developing cancer, but how or why fat promotes cancer development is not known. Not...

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Genetics and Cancer

Approximately 10 percent of all cancers are hereditary, which means they are caused by a damaged cancer-fighting gene inherited from your mother or fa...

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Can’t afford a Mammogram? There may be help.

It’s almost October and time for many reminders about the importance of mammograms.  Breast cancer is scary but early detection often means that it is...

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Pillow Comfort Following Breast Surgery or Biopsy

One of the handiest items for anyone facing breast surgery or after a biopsy  is a small heart shaped pillow.   While any small pillow is good, we lik...

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