Category: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Flow Chart of Dense Breast Mammography Recommendations

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6420861/bin/nihms-982505-f0020.jpg The National Cancer Institute in 2016 released it’s recommendations for routine digital mammography screening. I was diagnosed at 49 with stage 4 lobular invasive carcinoma with metastasis to the bones and liver. I’m now in my 7th year with this time bomb that kills 100% of the victims. We did nothing wrong to deserve

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Who’s at the door? Emerging Carefully from Lockdown

“Someone’s knocking at the door/ somebody’s ringing the bell/ someone’s knocking at the door/ somebody’s ringing the bell/ do me a favor, open the door/ and let ‘em in” Paul McCartney Dreaming of the things we took for granted I feel a bit of fresh air finally coming in through my open door. Along with

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How are you?

Cancer is just one physical brick in the wall after the next, one emotional brick in the wall after the next, another pill, another side effect, another loss. The word terminal to describe an illness that kills it’s sufferer, makes so much more sense now. Not so much in 2015 when I was diagnosed. The

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