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First of all, I want to preface this by saying that I know I am fortunate in coming through my experience of breast cancer as well as I have. I don’t pretend to have “the answer”. What I can share is how to navigate the chaos and uncertainty with – I hope – a littleContinue reading “Frightening false choices in breast cancer”
Why did I keep having breast cancer a secret? Because when people hear I had cancer, they think… “If YOU could get sick, Fran, I’m doomed. YOU take care of yourself… If you could get cancer, and you eat right and know what you’re doing, what can I expect from my own life?” Because theContinue reading “As a health practitioner, I have kept a secret. I am a breast cancer survivor.”