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A Previvor’s Story, by Carly Miller (Part 1)
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A Previvor’s Story, by Carly Miller (Part 1)

Carly Miller is a BRCA2 previvor living with her husband in Los Angeles. She is a Peer Support Group Leader and Peer Navigator with FORCE. Carly also volunteers for Sharsheret and has been selected to serve on a Patient Advisory Council developing treatment protocol for HBOC patients at Kaiser Permanente. Here is Part 1 of her story. PART 1 Cancer previvors are individuals who are...

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27 Oct 2016
Black Women’s Breast Health Matters
in African American Breast Cancer Awareness, Guest Posts, We're Taking Charge Together

Black Women’s Breast Health Matters

Submitted by Valerie Rochester, Black Women’s Health Imperative By now, many of us already know the statistics . . . that despite the federal and private investments in breast cancer screening, treatment and research, Black women continue to experience breast cancer at younger ages and in more advanced and deadlier forms. From screening to timely diagnosis and entry into treatment, Black women receive inequitable care...

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15 Sep 2016
Life After Breast Cancer? It’s Not Over Yet.
in Guest Posts, I'm Taking Charge - Life After Breast Cancer

Life After Breast Cancer? It’s Not Over Yet.

Until I can tell my daughters that there is a cure, I will not be cancer free. “It’s an imperfect science.”  That is what my physician told me during one of my lengthy appointments, while we were trying to decide upon the best course of treatment for me. While the uncertainty might upset some, for me it was comforting. I find the truth comforting.  Here...

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30 Mar 2016
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