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You’re Done With Breast Cancer Treatment! Yay! (Negatory, Ghost Rider) Wait. What?!

After I had endured chemo and surgery, I kept hearing this: You’re done with treatment! Yay! To which I responded, “Negatory, Ghost Rider.” Man, I hate bursting people’s bubbles. “Done with treatment” is nowhere near where I’m at, mah babies, but I’m glad some think I’m so amazingly healthy-lookin’/actin’/feelin’/trash-talkin’ that they would assume the best! …

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Begin Here: Cancer Resource Websites and Links

While I have offered my Patti-ized version of breast cancer advice, this post is a pure resource page for those who have no idea where to get start gathering solid info about cancer. Some links are specific to breast cancer and others cover the wider topic of cancer. I pray you never need this list, …

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Stats Mean Something, Just Not Everything

I haven’t read a post about breast cancer that has resonated with me like this one: How statistics guided me through life, death and ‘The Price Is Right’.  It’s funny and is filled with truth of what a breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent myriad of decision making looks like. Based on pure stats, I should …

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What Does A Breast Cancer Diagnosis Mean?

You may have received a diagnosis for breast cancer, or maybe you know someone who has received a diagnosis. What does that mean, exactly? Are there any similar threads that run through a breast cancer diagnosis? Some, but each breast cancer is unique to the person, as is each specific treatment protocol. Breast cancer is …

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