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What would make you more comfortable. by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A reader asks; "I would like to give back in honor of my cousin who died of prostate cancer last fall. I've learned a lot about cancer since he became ill and ... Read on »
Were you exposed? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer From 1945 through 1962, the United States conducted nearly 200 above ground nuclear weapons tests in Nevada. At the same time Americans in eleven states were employed ... Read on »
Upcoming free workshops by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I wrote last week about a free conference that Cancer Care.org was presenting. You should know that they have an ongoing series of classes that you can call in ... Read on »
Do you get what you pay for? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This graph from National Geographic is amazing. You'll need to click on the image to appreciate the whole graph. Take a minute to really look at it because it's no ... Read on »
Look out below by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This is the first waterslide I ever went down. It's located at Ocean Dunes in Myrtle Beach. I know you're thinking, "Why does she think I care about a waterslide ... Read on »
Are you Feeling Your Boobies? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I hope so and so does the Feel Your Boobies Foundation and they need your help. Feel Your Boobies was voted one of the Top 100 charities on Facebook and now they're in ... Read on »
Soda Fountains making you sick? by Katherine B. Patient Expert 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Seriously sometimes I learn things I don't want to know. I mean, what am I supposed to do with this information? 48% of Fast Food Soda Fountains Contain Bacteria that G ... Read on »
May Pat Robertson burn in Hell by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I don't know if there is a heaven or hell, don't expect to know for a long, long time if I have my way. I hope there is a hell if for no other reason than to house people li ... Read on »
Free Workshop on Chemo and nausea by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I continue to be amazed that during my treatment I only got nauseated once and never vomited. In fact once or twice I wondered if it meant my treatment wasn't working. But t ... Read on »
What must you have to make it through surgery and treatment? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Kairol Rosenthal, author of Everything Changes, The Insiders Guide to Cancer in your 20's and 30's has a blog as well and her most recent post is getting a lot of great idea ... Read on »
A combination PET and CT scan more effective than either alone by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A combined positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) scan of the whole body appears to detect cancer in individuals with related neurologic complications mor ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Survivor for Life by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The Breast Cancer Survivor for Life Act In October, U.S. Representative Dennis Moore (D-KS) introduced the Breast Cancer Survivor for Life Act, which focuses on the healt ... Read on »
Music fixes everything by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Well, music didn't get the planes off the air on time in Newark, where this was shot, but it helped lighten the mood and keep folks entertained. I only wish there were some ... Read on »
"Hope is Always Here" by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer For those of you who have e-mailed asking the song Hope is Always Here can be downloaded here. For those of you who don't know the song it was featured in the skating spe ... Read on »
Charlie Manuel by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Charlie Manuel played professional baseball for the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Dodgers but he is best known for his coaching years. Manuel was the manager of the ... Read on »
Happy New Year and Happy New Decade by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer So it's been a few days since 2010 started and I've got a little news to share. I haven't written a best posts of 2009 or end of the decade list like every other blogger, ma ... Read on »
What did you get for Christmas? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer So were any of you ladies lucky enough to get a Pap smear for Christmas? That's what CBS in it's CBS Cares program thought was a good idea. Now I'm all in favor of suppo ... Read on »
Christmas music by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I remember watching Christmas specials with my family when I was a kid. People I wouldn't necessarily choose to watch, like Andy Williams and Perry Como but others I was dyi ... Read on »