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Caregiver Perspective: Caring for my daughter with metastatic breast cancer

I’m often asked, “How do you do it”?  What they are asking is, how do I deal with the fact that my daughter Erica has terminal...
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Genetics and You – Is Oncotype DX right for me? (4 of 4)

     There is no question that genetics has become a hot topic in medicine. It seems that every week there is an...
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Tigerlily Foundation’s Young Women’s MBC Disparities Initiative

On March 20, Tigerlily Foundation hosted a Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Listening Summit, a historic initiative that is the first...
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Overcoming the fear of recurrence and embracing my metastatic sisters

At my first conference for young women affected by breast cancer, I remember the other ladies talking about how their metastatic breast...
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Something is wrong: An unlikely diagnosis

“Something is wrong,” I said to my mom on the phone, standing in front of the bathroom mirror.  While my left breast had felt...
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It all started with a lump…

It all started with a lump… At the age of 31, I was diagnosed with stage 1b intraductal carcinoma.  It was life...
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Conquering Breast Cancer – Tiffany’s Story

I was initially diagnosed with breast cancer— invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) on August 23, 2010. I was 26 years old. I was a newlywed,...
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Genomics and You: What Treatments are Available? (3 of 4)

There is no question that genetics has become a hot topic in medicine. It seems that every week there is an article about a new genetic...
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A reusable cryoablation device as a cheap alternative breast cancer treatment in low-resource countries

Introduction Over 8 million cancer deaths occurred worldwide in 2012, with breast cancer being the largest cause of cancer-related...
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Why I started my Grassroot Non-profit Organization Angel in Disguise inc. after my Metastatic Diagnosis

In 2011, I became a metastatic breast cancer patient after an initial diagnosis in 2003. I had no clue what it meant to be...