Mitch had entitled this photo "Me and My Girl" REPOSTING FROM 2016 IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE PASSING OF MY CHERISHED CHILDHOOD FRIENDS Sandee Crespy Kline & Mitch Kline – A Couple Meant to Be Together Always Original Post from 9/15/16 Mitch was my childhood friend, Sandee’s, husband. She died almost six years ago of leukemia.… Continue reading My Friend’s Story – Remembering Her and Her Husband with Love
In the December 6, 2016 post, I described having my first 3D mammogram this week. It showed that I have “sunshine breasts”—no clouds in my imaged fields. This makes me one of the lucky ones. My official report came in today’s mail confirming that my mammogram was normal (benign) and that my breast tissue is primarily… Continue reading Update: My First 3D Mammogram – And an Important Note about Breast Density
Yesterday I had my first 3D mammogram. The technologist said I have “sunshine breasts”–not a cloud in the imaged field. I’m one of the lucky ones. See the updated post on December 9, 2016: Update: My First 3D Mammogram – And an Important Note about Breast Density On December 5, 2016, I went for my routine… Continue reading My First 3D Mammogram – I Have “Sunshine Breasts”
In Part 1–Chemotherapy, we entered Diane’s story as she was undergoing pre-operative chemo for invasive lobular cancer (ILC) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) of the right breast, a relatively uncommon form of the disease. That post discusses breast cancer statistics, as well as the details of Diane’s chemotherapy protocol and its effects. In Part 2–Diagnosis, we reviewed why Diane… Continue reading Diane’s Story – Breast Cancer: Part 3–Surgery
The Patient Path began on November 9, 2013 . . . . . . just 5 days after I was diagnosed with uterine (endometrial) cancer. Three years later, I am grateful to be a cancer survivor. And I want to hear more women diagnosed with this disease say the same thing. More than 60,000 American women… Continue reading Happy 3rd Anniversary, Patient Path!
This is the month to schedule your mammogram or yearly visit to your gynecologist if you haven’t done so already. It’s also a good time to remember to do your breast self-exam and to educate yourself about the leading cancer affecting women in the United States. And remember, one in a hundred cases of breast cancer… Continue reading October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In Part 1—Chemotherapy, we entered Diane’s story as she was undergoing pre-operative chemotherapy for lobular breast cancer. In this post, we will take a close look at how Diane’s journey began a year ago last month and how she is currently preparing for surgery by getting second opinions while her body recuperates from chemo. This is a cautionary tale… Continue reading Diane’s Story – Breast Cancer: Part 2–Diagnosis
Sandee Crespy Kline & Mitch Kline – A Couple Meant to Be Together Always Mitch was my childhood friend, Sandee’s, husband. She died almost six years ago of leukemia. Mitch never got over her loss, but fought to raise money to cure the disease that took her until he could no longer. Mitch died of glioblastoma, which… Continue reading My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Sad Update on Her Family