Tag: Cancer

5 Tips To Navigating Cocktail Season Alcohol-Free 

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By Jade Griffiths Yes, it is still true. Drinking alcohol is linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. But what does this mean for those of us who like enjoying summer drinks with friends? Well, with this statistic in mind, we came up with five tips for navigating ‘patio season 2019’ […]

#YWMBC: Sarah

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Name: Sarah BlackmoreAge: 27Occupation: Speech-Language PathologistAge when diagnosed with breast cancer: 26 (two weeks before my 27th birthday, happy birthday to me!)Breast cancer type: ER PR- HER2 Invasive Ductal CarcinomaBreast cancer stage: Stage 4 (Oligometastatic with two metastases to the sternum)Treatment: Aggressive treatment with curative intent. Eight rounds of chemotherapy, […]

Canadian Breast Cancer Symposium: We Did It!

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Two years ago, MJ and I were sitting at the Canadian Breast Cancer Symposium, a biannual meeting focused on breast cancer management, listening and Tweeting about the latest research on CDK4 inhibitors when a patient tweeted back, “Where are the patients at the Symposium?” A great question and one that […]

Canadian Breast Cancer Symposium: We Did It!

canadian-breast-cancer-symposium:-we-did-it!

Two years ago, MJ and I were sitting at the Canadian Breast Cancer Symposium, a biannual meeting focused on breast cancer management, listening and Tweeting about the latest research on CDK4 inhibitors when a patient tweeted back, “Where are the patients at the Symposium?” A great question and one that […]