Category Archives: Resources

The Value of Recording Physician Consultations

Recording consultations with physicians is extremely valuable, especially with regards to obtaining results of screening or diagnostic tests, biopsies, surgeries, or discussions about future cancer risks, or potential treatments. Recording the consultation enables: ability to glean important information missed or … Continue reading

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31 Days of “Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Day 31 — Trick or Truth?

“Galileo’s head was on the block. His crime was looking up the truth.” – Indigo Girls Did you know… Clever TRICKS are used to manipulate the TRUTH about mammography screening. The TRICKS are explained in a Time Magazine article, This … Continue reading

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31 Days of “Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Day 30 — NO “Survival” Benefit of Aggressive Treatments for DCIS — Women Not Informed

Did you know… Women diagnosed with DCIS, also known as “stage ZERO” breast cancer, are often rushed into extremely aggressive treatments (surgery, radiation and drugs) that actually have no survival benefit… yet this information is often not told to them. … Continue reading

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31 Days of “Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Day 28 — Risks of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy! New Study Shows NO Benefit for DCIS

Did you know… Despite experts not recommending sentinel lymph node biopsies, between 17% and 40% of women with DCIS currently undergo this unnecessary procedure that comes with serious side effects. Risks of sentinel lymph node biopsies: Pain, wound infection, and … Continue reading

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31 Days of “Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Day 25 — Unbiased 2nd PATHOLOGY opinion is a MUST

Did you know… Aggressive treatments for DCIS are based on pathology — and 25% may be wrong. This happened to me. I had several opinions and 3 different pathology reports. My gut told me something was not right and I … Continue reading

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31 Days of “Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Day 17 — Radical Remission

Did you know… Over 1500 cases of “radical remission” have been analyzed and documented by Dr. Kelly Turner, author of New York Times bestseller, Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds. “Radical remission” is a term that refers to remission … Continue reading

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31 Days of “Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Day 16 — Dairy May Increase Breast Cancer Mortality Risk

Did you know… Studies have linked dairy products to an increased risk of breast cancer mortality. “Dairy cheese contains reproductive hormones that may increase breast cancer mortality risk.” That’s the warning label the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit with … Continue reading

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