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Breast cancer sufferer branded a 'sick freak' for wearing booby hat in supermarket

Legions of social media users have rallied to support an anonymous breast cancer sufferer after she was labelled a ‘sick freak’ at a supermarket.

The anonymous woman, from Saffron Walden in Essex, wrote a letter to her local newspaper in which she explained how she had been branded a ‘sick freak’ in her local Tesco after wearing a hat in the shape of a breast – an attempt to raise awareness of the disease. 216 more words


Lisa's Recurrence: How I Faced the Unexpected

by Lisa McVey, client of Breast Cancer Resource Centers

Anyone who has been diagnosed with a disease like cancer can tell you, when you hear the diagnosis time stops, glass shatters, your hearing goes void and your brain scrambles to try to make sense of the limited information received before your hearing went void. 483 more words

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My unexpected side effects with cancer & the woman who got me through.

by Tanya Denning, client of Breast Cancer Resource Centers

I don’t know what I would have done without Marj, my patient navigator at Breast Cancer Resource Center. 443 more words

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Talking About Breast Cancer Shouldn’t be Taboo

by Kathy Carrillo, client of Breast Cancer Resource Centers

I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33.  I led a healthy lifestyle and had no history of breast cancer in my family. 412 more words

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How Breast Cancer Awareness Month led to a Thankful November

This post is part of a blog hop by the amazing women of Midlife Boulevard. A blog hop is when a group of bloggers write on the same topic. 650 more words

@marilyn_hannan: Vital checks on breast cancer services are under threat. Sign the petition to save them #spreadtheword @BCCampaign http://t.co/PoKQz1joLB

Save our local breast cancer service checks

As you know if you have visited this blog before, I am  staunch supporter of the fight against cancer, having had a little skirmish with it myself.
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Ranting And Raving

"I am a survivor, and I am proud to be a survivor!" : The ‘Jane Doe’ story

WHEN 52-year-old Jane Doe first felt a lump, although she was advised by her workmate that it might just be her ‘end-of-the-month cycle’ doing its duty, she knew to herself that it was more serious and that she had to move right away… 1,464 more words