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Breast Cancer Awareness

One Breast Cancer Cell

June 23, 2009

When your tumor reaches 1 cm, you have 1 billion of these cells in your body. Image Courtesy of National Cancer Institute

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In La-La Land with a Lump in My Boob

June 17, 2009

The newly discovered hard lump in my right breast does not shrink or go away. But on the plus side: it does not seem to grow bigger either. How do I deal with it? I try not to think about it. I try not to touch it. I go as far as not to lather […]

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A Mysterious Hazelnut in My Boob

June 7, 2009

“Do you perform regular breast examinations?” This is what they always ask at my annual checkups. “Yes,” I always answer with perfect honesty. They never ask how often or how efficiently I do it. The truth is, my “self-examinations” are a series of random pokes and hopeless squeezes. It all feels so lumpy and bumpy in […]

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