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Unhappy During Pink October
October 10, 2015
Thank you for saying what I have thought. I am 4 years out from breast cancer and my best friend is just finishing treatment and we were just talking about this. Maybe it is up to all of us to write a letter to our editors and tell them this month should be Cancer awareness month, not just breast. Sadly, I know so many people that are suffering from other types of cancers or have passed away from other types of cancers. Breast cancer, in a way has now become an acceptable or what seems to be a curable cancer. When I was diagnosed some responses i received were oh my mother had it, you should be fine. And as a survivor (which I am ...

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Chemo Brain: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Commentary
September 29, 2015
Thank you for writing this. I was so angry with my doctor for not forewarning me of this side effect. Believe me I have been through a number of long term effects that Doctors seem to deny any relation to chemo. It has been 4 1/2 years since I went through chemo at the age of 48. For about a year I couldn't even form sentences or do basic math. It is better but it takes me a long time to write and do my math and always have to double check. I am fortunate I have not lost my job but it takes everything I have now to get through the day. No one understands how difficult it is when you seem fine. What ...

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