Archive for the ‘Editorial’ Category

A New Low In Breast Cancer Fundraising?

When I heard about this I gasped. There is a bar in Minneapolis raising money for breast cancer by having women enter their boobs in a contest. I for one am not a big fan of the “T” word. I prefer “Boobs”not that a word change would have helped quell my disdane for this offensive...
December 10th, 2010 | Editorial, News | Read More

Physical Exercise May Help With “Chemo Brain”

By Idelle Davidson – Physical exercise is hugely important to recover all those marbles we somehow lose during cancer treatment. Exercise increases blood flow (and oxygen) to the brain. In laboratory studies, animals that exercise regularly create new neurons in the hippocampus. That region of...
August 17th, 2010 | Editorial, News, Your Brain After Chemo | Read More

The Waiting Game

Last Thursday I had my second mammogram in 14 years. After four hours of testing and and an additional sonogram the results showed pleomorphic microcalcifications in my left breast The results were questionable and implied a ten percent possibility of cancer. Although the odds are in my favor, quite...
April 13th, 2010 | Editorial | Read More