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Article Talk: What Are Your Thoughts on 'Pinktober'?
October 29, 2019
How can we go about to change this? I am a breast cancer survivor, but I have lost friends to lung, pancreatic, liver cancers, who are living with leukemia. The list goes on. I am to the point of resenting the color pink. Our community goes as far as putting out pink garbage cans in October. Cancer awareness month is what we need to get research to ALL cancers to find a real cure. Is the fact the pharmaceutical companies don't want to find a cure? If anyone out there really wants to change this maybe "Cure" can help us to change this real cancer awareness - not just breast cancer.

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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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