Category Archives: cancer

Back to the Mission

I just finished writing an article on exercise and breast health (yes, I’ll post a link when it’s up), and I realized I haven’t written a post on the subject for quite a while. I think I just got tired … Continue reading

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I was running around in the city yesterday, so didn’t have a chance to write this. But, of course, I was thinking about it all day. How could I not? – Driving into town on a beautiful, sunny Autumn day, … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11, cancer, world trade center | 2 Comments

A Good Day

Yesterday was a good day. This is the time of year when I get to visit what feels like every doctor in the world. Well, at least my world. Mammo was earlier this week – all OK. Yesterday was oncologist … Continue reading

Posted in Above and Beyond Cancer, cancer, Kilimanjaro, metastatic breast cancer, oncologists, triple-negative breast cancer | 4 Comments


What do you fear? And what do you do with that fear? We all have fears, big and small. I’m afraid of spiders; they creep me out. I’m afraid of fish – you know, a big fish swimming up underneath … Continue reading

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Healthy Lifestyles at the United Nations

I was excited that this week the United Nations held a 2-day summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). There were high-level meetings discussing the social and economic costs of NCDs and ways to combat the issue worldwide, including healthier diets, more … Continue reading

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