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time with you

sweet moments with you / affirm love and my endless / devotion to you ♦ ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦   ♦ 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2013 Donna Peach. All rights reserved.

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FDA approves T-DM1 (Kadcyla) for HER2 positive MBC

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the use of Kadcyla (ado-trastuzumab emtansine) for treatment of advanced breast cancer for patients with HER2 positive BC. In recent studies referred to as EMILIA the drug was known as T-DM1. … Continue reading

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getting to know Dr. Susan Love

Most of us in the breast cancer community know Dr. Susan Love, who wrote the definitive reference on breasts: Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book, and, as the tireless researcher for breast cancer causes. She heads the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEERS for patient advocate interviews NYC

Anyone with metastatic breast cancer understands that good communication is necessary between our medical teams and us. With the critical decisions that present to us during our diagnosis and treatment, we must feel free to discuss options and ask questions. … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT patientACCESS to JCO and JOP

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 articles in either journal associated with ASCO: Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of … Continue reading

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chemo brain strikes

Saturday and Sunday were both outings for me, so today I am recuperating. After an attempt to get blood tests this morning. Apparently, my feeble brain—blame it on chemo brain—did not put two and two together that on Presidents’ Day … Continue reading

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2013 annual LA international pen show

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Every February the pen community in southern California has the privilege of hosting the annual LA International Pen Show. It took place at the Marriott Manhattan Beach this weekend, and, as usual, Marvin and I attended. I have missed this … Continue reading

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journeys of the past

visiting memories / takes us to sentimental / journeys of the past ♦ ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦   ♦ 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2013 Donna Peach. All rights reserved.

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NBCC President Fran Visco explains deadline 2020

In an interview with Publisher Paul Goldberg of The Cancer Letter, Fran Visco, President of the National Breast Cancer Coalition explains deadline 2020 to end breast cancer and responds to the recent editorial Misguided Cancer Goal published in Nature questioning the deadline. 5 … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2013

warm arms wrap us with / love that grows stronger each year / sweetest Valentines ♦ ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦   ♦ 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2013 Donna Peach. All rights reserved.

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report on studies of environmental causes of breast cancer

A report on studies of environmental causes of breast cancer stirs controversy that enough funding goes toward this research. 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2013 Donna Peach. All rights reserved.

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questions raised on the goal to end breast cancer by the NBCC

Have you been following the goal of the National Breast Cancer Coalition to end breast cancer by 2020? Read what this author has to say about the goal in an editorial Misguided Cancer Goal published in Nature. UPDATE see my post 2-15-13 … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT publication for newly diagnosed with MBC

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 knowledge begins. Knowing what to ask the doctors and others involved with your … Continue reading

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what happened to wonderland

for many years my / body was a wonderland / strong fierce full of fire ♦ wonderland is gone / just a romantic wasteland / balding tired and weak ♦ still i look inside / searching for remnants hiding / in my … Continue reading

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new study fails to connect work stress with cancer

While science and medicine have a long way to go toward finding causes of many cancers, including breast, a longstanding belief among the general population is that stress is a factor. Yet, the link between stress and cancer is still … Continue reading

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register: LBBC annual conf 4/13–14/2013 Phila, PA

Living Beyond Breast Cancer has announced that registration is open for their Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of Life on April 13–14, 2013 in Philadelphia. “Conference topics will include updates on treatment and … Continue reading

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change of pace with a brief survey

Some of you may have followed the cancer blog of Brenda Coffee, who recently changed gears from blogging about cancer to a new venture that will focus on women over 45. In organizing that effort she is requesting information via … Continue reading

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lost to MBC but not forgotten

mourning for rachel / whom we lost a year ago / too early in life ♦ too many too early / heartache for those who love them / we so need that cure ♦ ♦     ♦     ♦     … Continue reading

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mind control

avoid those dreadful / thoughts and substitute only / visions of beauty ♦ ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦   ♦ 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2013 Donna Peach. All rights reserved.

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World Cancer Day 2013

World Cancer Day has announced four global myths about cancer at their site in the hope of increasing knowledge about this rampant disease. Visit their site to read more about the myths and be sure to share with friends. 5 6 … Continue reading