Judy was nearing her 35th birthday. She was excited. Her husband was going to take her to Colorado for an exciting week of rock climbing, river rafting, and fishing. Then, she was sad. She wanted romantic walks in the foothills, expensive dinners with champagne and a night in the honeymoon suite. Men will just never learn.Read More
At first, your mind goes blank.
Then fear strikes as you think not of your health, but rather of your husband being the one to take care of your children. When the fear subsides, you think about you.Read More Breast, Breast cancer, Cancer, Health, Surgery, Triple Negative Breast Cancer
The Silver Bullet, and not the one the Lone Ranger carried, is a drug that goes specifically and only to a breast cancer cell to kill it. We have had some not so perfect silver bullets in the past, but newer target therapies are turning out to act like silver bullets should. But first, a review.
Cancer cells exhibit uncontrolled growth in that they grow anywhere and everywhere. Imagine you are baking a cake and you pour the batter into a pan to shape the cake. After baking, you expect a cake in the shape of your pan. But now imagine that the cake grew right through the pan, that is, the cake did not respect the walls of your pan but grew right through the pan and into the walls of the oven. This is what cancer does.Read More Breast cancer, Health, Silver Bullet
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Ahoy! Your ship is ready to sail. She has been outfitted with the latest technology, the latest medicines and the most experienced crew this side starboard. Arrgh, I am your Captain and Lisa is yer First Mate. Climb aboard. The seas will be rough though the sun will shine. We shall sail the seas for that distant shore where cancer is no more. A place like no other, where cancer survivors go to celebrate life before returning home to their regular life. These distant shores may be far away, but, as your Captain, my crew and I will be with you every step of the way.
Medical school was a dream come true. I was learning all the secrets of the human body; how the brain fired neurons to make the muscles of the hand close so that I could hold my girlfriend’s hand; how my heart beat rapidly when she kissed me; how my lungs could inhale her sweet perfume; and how my brain imagined those sweet dreams of her. I studied the Krebs cycle, which turns food into energy, with oxygen playing a vital role in this dance. I read about our immune system killing infections, fighting cancer, and healing injury. I learned to cure disease.Read More Awareness, Breast, Breast cancer, California, Cancer, Conditions and Diseases, Health, Surgery
The best chance to cure breast cancer is surgery. In a world with great advances in science and great progress in medicine, surgery remains the most effective treatment for breast cancer. When breast cancer remains in the breast, surgery can be curative. When breast cancer leaves the breast, surgery remains as the best means to rid the body of the breast cancer nest. Other, or adjuvant, therapies are then used to seek out and destroy those breast cancer cells that flew from the nest.Read More Breast, Breast cancer, Cancer, Health, Lymph node, Medicine, Radiation therapy, Surgery