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Donna Peach Patient Expert

Long Beach, California
ALERTplease visit my blog for current entries. For some reason my Wellsphere is failing to pick up my current entries.   After my original diagnosis in 2004 of breast cancer in the left breast, in January 2009 my doctors found my breast cancer had metastasized to my bone,... Full Bio
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advocates get ready for NBCC annual conference by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) will hold its annual conference of breast cancer advocates April 30 through May 3, 2011, in Washington, DC. A numb ... Read on »
African ancestry linked to triple negative breast cancer by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer When you are diagnosed with breast cancer, your doctor will tell you whether your cancer is positive or negative for three markers: receptors for estrogen or proges ... Read on »
afternoon at an aircraft museum by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This gallery contains . The March Field Museum in Riverside, California, has a nice array of static exhibits that in ... Read on »
afternoon at LACMA by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Keeping the weekend free from thoughts about you-know-what, we went to LACMA (). The special exhibit currently running is Tim Burton’s art, but it was too crowded f ... Read on »
again, the question: who are breast cancer survivors by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The word survivor in the world of cancer is one that is loosely used, misunderstood by most and loathed by many. When I was diagnosed, my oncology team told me that ... Read on »
aircraft and a hat by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This gallery contains . We are enjoying our mini-vacation here in Tucson, spending today at the Pima Air and Space M ... Read on »
ALERT researchers are seeking volunteers through Army of Women by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Recently I posted about the Love/Avon Army of Women who needs all women to join its ranks and become part of the research pool to find the cause of breast can ... Read on »
all day at the oasis by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I wrote yesterday about my oasis. Today I went there for the day. It was mostly successful. In my mind I stayed clear of C. I wrote holiday cards and letters and th ... Read on »
alternate universe by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I have been having pain in the left side of my ribs in the back. It comes and goes and creeps up under my left shoulder blade, so it’s not clear what is going on. N ... Read on »
always celebrating, still learning by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer celebrating life / ups and downs and in-betweens / sixty years today ♦ dance taught me patience / precarious achievement / ever so transient ♦ better at patie ... Read on »
always dancing for better or worse by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer As I do frequently, I danced today. Wobbly. Broken. My body always lusts after the feeling of dance, even when confined totally from movement. When I was in r ... Read on »
and now, The Girl with the Goofy Grin by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This gallery contains . Sometimes we just need a laugh and need to help others to laugh. Here is my offering. If you ... Read on »
anemia from bone mets by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This gallery contains . two shawls wrap / my body / need another / or maybe I should / turn on the heat ♦     ♦     ... Read on »
anemia postponed my chemo 2.2.3 by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer What a busy week. Work has been intense as we had two events and other business that even without the fatigue of cancer are overwhelming. Saturday I missed our b ... Read on »
ANNOUNCEMENT ABC2 annual conference 11/7–9/13 Lisbon, Portugal by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer ABC2 (Advanced Breast Cancer 2) announces its annual conference for 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal, November 7–9, 2013. This is the second conference for this organiza ... Read on »
ANNOUNCEMENT patientACCESS to JCO and JOP by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) sponsors a patient site at  cancer.net . This has existed for a while. What is new, however, is access to full a ... Read on »
ANNOUNCEMENT publication for newly diagnosed with MBC by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer When someone receives a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer, it can be perhaps the most devastating news in a lifetime. Emotions run wild, and the search for k ... Read on »
announcement: save the date 5-22-11 Pacific Palisades Love Walk/Run by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Partnering with the Pacific Palisades Junior Women’s Club, Dr. Susan Love’s Research Foundation announces the Fourth Annual Pacific Palisades Love Walk/Run on ... Read on »
annoying itching and muscle spasms by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Side effects aside, I have the worst case of itching deep in the muscles in my back around where my tumor was in the thoracic area. At night the muscle along the ri ... Read on »
annoying neuropathy: need another remedy by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer When I got to the office this morning, I dropped five things before I realized I needed to focus extra hard. Last week while washing dishes, I broke another dish. I ... Read on »