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I Just Want to Feel Happy Again

“You’re here really early,” was my greeting when I arrived at 8:15 am to do one of my all day workshops for cancer patients. “Well, the workshop is fr...

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Team Tony Supports Sarasota Area Cancer Patients

I never knew how hard it was to get post-mastectomy supplies until my mom needed them. She’s been trying for the past 3-4 years.  Her insurance will e...

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Chili Pepper Compound May Prevent Cancer Spread

Capsaicin is the spicy compound that puts the “hot” in hot peppers. Evolutionarily speaking, Capsaicin  likely plays a protective role for...

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Remembering Cold Caps

This weekend I got a Facebook reminder of my Cold Cap days. I immediately felt gratitude- for the caps that I had a love/ hate relationship with ̵...

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Starving Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells

Cancer cells deviate from normal cell function by their out-of-control division and replication. Their ramped up metabolism depends on a continuous su...

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Free Nipple Tattoos for Breast Cancer Survivors

When facing breast cancer, we suddenly must deal with several things…  loss of our hair, loss of that feeling of immortality we often enjoy while we a...

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Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Survival

I am not a fan of nutritional supplements. I believe food-based nutrition makes more sense. Food is the most natural source of nutrients and only if m...

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Marion’s Magic Blanket

My story starts when I went into menopause at the age of 43.  I tried every Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) I could get my hands on.  Nothing seemed...

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Time to Seek Professional Support

When is it time to seek professional support? Support from other patients who have walked in your shoes can be very helpful.  It is reassuring to know...

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Reassuring News for Night-Shift Workers

For the past few years, I’ve read about a number of studies pointing to an association between long-term night-shift work and breast cancer risk...

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