This young woman is dealing with cancer in a different way than some others in the same circumstances. Here’s hoping everything turns out great.
This time last year I was in the middle of four months of chemotherapy treatments. I was bald as an egg and was planning a double mastectomy.
My how things have changed.
With everything that is happening in the country this year I can’t help but think of Molly Ivins. She would be having the time of her life watching and commenting on the election. Unfortunately we lost Ms. Ivins to breast cancer on January 3, 2007. She finally succumbed to breast cancer the third time it attacked.
Molly’s final column was run shortly before her death. I like to think she’s been watching lately and been enjoying it.
We are the people who run this country. We are the deciders. And every single day, every single one of us needs to step outside and take some action to help stop this war. Raise hell. Think of something to make the ridiculous look ridiculous. Make our troops know we’re for them and trying to get them out of there.
You can read the rest here
Okay really? You don’t buy the cake, just the pan so you can frost it however you want to to “celebrate” your disease of choice. I know sometimes the other cancers get mad at breast cancer for all the attention it gets so here is a link for every color ribbon and it’s meaning. For example if you see a ribbon that is Orange, Green, Yellow, Blue, and Purple it is for STD awareness. No, I’m not kidding, really.
The Baltimore Sun has just finished running a six part series about clinical trials for a breast cancer “vaccine” and some of the women who have been part it. All of these women have metastatic disease and have been told from the beginning not to expect a cure from this treatment. You can read the articles here
Wow, just Wow!
Americans are dissatisfied with the U.S. health care system and 82 percent think it should be fundamentally changed or completely rebuilt, according to a survey by The Commonwealth Fund. Also The Commonwealth Fund Commission on A High Performance Health System released a report outlining what an ideally organized U.S. health care system would look like, and detailing strategies that could create that organized, efficient health care system while simultaneously improving care and cutting costs.