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By Patients for Patients – A Pathology Guide for Breast Cancer Patients

Aaak – I can’t believe I forgot to post here that the first edition of the Patient Friendly Guide to Pathology Reports was published in April. Huge thanks to BC Cancer for their support throughout the creation and design of … Continue reading

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The best way out is through

Yesterday I got the news that I have to get a colonoscopy. Ugh. My GP sent me for a routine colon screening test – the FIT. It was almost an after-thought, at the end of my annual physical. Oh, he … Continue reading

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365 Days – and counting

365 days. 52 weeks. Twelve months. I’ve been thinking about this milestone for a couple of days, and it doesn’t matter how you frame it, it doesn’t get any easier to mark it. A year ago today, at 4pm, I … Continue reading

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Diagnosis

Four days later, as my boob was black and blue turning yellow/pea green, I got a call from my doctor’s office to come see him first thing Monday morning. First time ever a request to come in, and knowing they … Continue reading

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Biopsies and Frozen Peas

A needle core biopsy is actually a pretty cool thing. It would be much more cool if it was happening to someone else, but this was mine and I was interested in exactly how it worked. I hadn’t planned to … Continue reading

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