Category Archives: breast cancer

so here we are

It’s the end of March. It has been a long and snowy winter. And with spring having just arrived, it’s time to start the next round of breast cancer related appointments.  That is how I begin the season of renewal … Continue reading

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a word about pink trains and breast cancer

The author of this article I am about to link this post to writes the most wonderful articles and the Wyeth Family has done so much for Chester County, Pennsylvania and are indeed a National Treasure. But as an almost … Continue reading

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stop calling!

Since it is no great secret that I think “breast cancer charities” that employ compensated solicitation callers (cold callers) are the scum of the earth, you think they would stop calling me right? But no…. they don’t. So I called … Continue reading

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#pinktober truths

Ahh #Pinktober. Ask most women who have had the disease, and who are still in treatment for the disease how they feel about a month-long barrage of cheap pink marketing ploys and they will tell you they dislike the farce. … Continue reading

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sometimes the #pinkprofiteers make you shake your head and wonder

As seen in Hope’s Cookies this week. Pray tell, how do their cookies raise awareness exactly? Here’s what some people said to a friend of mine who was equally irritated by blatant #pinkprofiteering: One for each? ‘Cause nothing says breast … Continue reading

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keep calm….and ignore pinktober (pass it on)

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dear penn medicine, enough already asking for money in 2017

This is what makes me dislike non-profits. There is only so much giving one can do in a calendar year, and well Penn Medicine? I give enough right now. I was so excited to have FINALLY paid off my oncology/radiation … Continue reading

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