Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Monday, July 15, 2013
On a last note, you can call me one of your girls anytime :)
Saturday, July 6, 2013
- Active monitoring – the person receives annual screening, mammographs or MRI scans to monitor breast tissue.
- Changes in lifestyle are encouraged to reduce individual risk – Stop smoking, maintain a healthy weight, healthy diet, reduce if not stop drinking alcohol, exercise, sun protection and ehh breastfeeding (nature has a way of getting its revenge).
- Radiotherapy or chemotherapy whose cure rates are high and continue to improve.
- Removal of affected breast tissues (lumpectomy).
Thursday, July 4, 2013
“There was a time if my mother had said 'we' she’d have meant me and her. Now it was them. She was still a part of we; it was me who wasn’t. 'They' used to be other people, those who lived outside our home. Now they were inside, it was me and them.”