The Writer’s Life & The Intricacies of the Creative Process

Originally posted on BookPeople:
Last year, I read a book that has continued to haunt me. I find myself thinking about it, puzzling over its structure, its twists and turns and endless fascinating layers. It was an unsuspecting novel by Kristopher Jansma, his first, that I picked up one day on a whim and couldn’t…

Estrogen-positive breast cancer and alcohol are like fire and gasoline:

Originally posted on Kim Chaffee- My breast cancer story:
At my last medical appointment my primary MD, informed me that drinking alcohol and having a history of cancer is asking for problems. So when I went home, I researched this topic. I was stunned to discover how high the odds are ( 90% ) increase…

New Study: Ultrasound and Breast Cancer

Originally posted on MammographyKC.com – breast health, breast imaging, breast knowledge.:
Philips Ultrasound EPIQ – Breast by Philips Communications (via Flickr) Copyright Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) In a new study reported in February’s Radiology, the importance of breast ultrasound as an addition to mammography was again highlighted. Ultrasound was shown to…

International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change

Originally posted on Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer :
I met recently with a group of women in South Australia who are inspiring change. Pictured with members of Cancer Voices SA. Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme, encouraging advocacy for women’s advancement everywhere in every way. The history…