Breast Cancer Action Think Before You Pink Toolkit

As I look at the many messages portrayed about breast cancer, one might get the wrong impression. The impression that early detection prevents secondary breast cancer. The impression that if one dies from breast cancer they must have done something wrong or or have not done something right. It’s a message that pink is the […]

Dense: Very Stupid Breasts Outsmart Early Detection

Have you also noticed a sharp increase in the number of tweets and other social media posts regarding the importance of early detection in early stage cancers? I noticed a huge rise in mentions of mammography and self exam as tools in the messaging as well. Perhaps it’s my overactive brain looking for data points. […]

Caregiver Wishlist in a Nutshell

What an inspiringly awesome graphic about the under appreciated carers. I like the word “carer” far better then caregiver. Carer connotes a choice, not a foist. In United States it seems we bury the carer along with the patient’s cancer, either by the patient becoming disease free or by death. Let’s all take a moment […]

Portal to Breast Cancer Resources Including Financial Assistance

http://advocates4breastcancer.org This awesome web portal got on my radar in a private “closed” Facebook group for caregivers of and people with metastatic breast cancer. You’ll find everything from links to groups with emotional support resources to the tangible sorts like copay assistance. It’s a bit design challenged, but don’t let the “crayon” drawings fool you […]

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