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Protecting our kids from sadness and harm is a top priority for parents. As much as we want to shield them from hard topics we sometimes err on the side of silence in an attempt to shield them from really … Continue reading

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“Everyone I spoke to that did not have breast cancer said, Oh you can’t use the word cancer.  You can’t tell your children that you have cancer.  Tell them you’re going to have surgery and you’ll be okay.  But every … Continue reading

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When the topic of breast cancer is mentioned, often it’s commonly associated with women.  While great strides have been made in breast cancer research and treatment, the efforts involved fighting this aggressive disease has been inspiring – but there’s an … Continue reading

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Where do we even begin when describing the complexities involved with being diagnosed with breast cancer?  As the patient, there can be a gamut of emotions from bouts of uncertainty, extreme fatigue, emotional rollercoasters, moments of depression, you name it.  … Continue reading

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In October 2008, Summer B.’s life seemed perfect. Working part-time in compensation and benefits, she was able to balance her workload and spend lots of time with her sons, then aged 3 and 7, while training for charity running races. … Continue reading

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For women, there are many breast cancer surgery options  available before or after a diagnosis. While women often feel a sense of urgency to remove cancer immediately, Pink Ribbon Story Foundation encourages women to research their options before deciding which … Continue reading

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