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2017

August 2017

Diana’s Story: A Uterine Cancer Scare with a Personal Twist

July 2017

Repost: For My Son’s Birthday – Reflections on Losing a Womb, and a Co-Parent, to Cancer

May 2017

Happy Belated Mother’s Day, Catching Up, & Coming Soon

January 2017

Enlightening Women about Uterine Cancer: A Live Conversation

2016

December 2016

Update: My First 3D Mammogram – And an Important Note about Breast Density

My First 3D Mammogram – I Have “Sunshine Breasts”

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Remembering Her & Her Husband on Her Birthday

November 2016

Update on Gynecologic Cancers in Memory of Gwen Ifill

Diane’s Story – Breast Cancer: Part 3, Surgery

Gwen Ifill, PBS Reporter, Dies of Uterine Cancer

Happy 3rd Anniversary, Patient Path!

New Post on Our Sister Site – Chelsea’s Story: Spinal Surgeries for Scoliosis & Degenerative Disc Disease

October 2016

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 2016

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Remembering Her & Her Husband Today

Diane’s Story – Breast Cancer: Part 2—Diagnosis

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Sad Update on Her Family

September Is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – Information & Stories Within

August 2016

Breast Cancer Risk Factors: Ladies (and Gents), Please Read

July 2016

On My Son’s Birthday: Reflections on Losing a Womb and Also a Co-Parent

Diane’s Story – Breast Cancer: Part 1—Chemotherapy

June 2016

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer Story: Two-and-a-Half-Year Checkup – Pap or No Pap?

February 2016

World Cancer Day – February 4, 2016: Start of a 3-Year Campaign

But what happens on February 3rd?

2015

December 2015

Happy New Year from The Patient Path

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Two Years, Two Ripe Peaches

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Update on Her Family

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: In Memoriam on Her Birthday–Two Last Cups of Tea (reposted from 12/6/13)

November 2015

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Two Years Post-Hysterectomy

October 2015

Reflecting on Childbirth after Losing a Womb to Cancer: Part 2 – After-Birth

July 2015

Reflecting on Childbirth after Losing a Womb to Cancer: Part 1 – Birth

Repost – My Son’s Father’s Story: Lung Cancer

May 2015

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Pap-Free at Last

March 2015

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Please Vote for Her Story to Raise Awareness of Blood Cancers

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Positively Peachy

February 2015

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Post-Valentine Anniversary

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: First Regular GYN Visit Today

World Cancer Day – February 4, 2015

What happens on February 3rd?

January 2015

Serenity – Could it be yours, no matter what?

2014

December 2014

Happy New Year 2015

Important Announcement: A Heartless Hoax Exposed

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Post Christmas 2014 Reflections on “Christmases Yet to Come”

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Year Two Starts Today

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: In Memoriam on Her Birthday–Two Last Cups of Tea

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: When Negative Is Positive

November 2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: 11-Month Checkup on 11/11 . . . and Another Pap

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: P.S. to Yesterday’s Post–Life on the Infinite Walkway

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Turning Back the Clock and Looking at “The Fault in Our Stars”

October 2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: An Autumn Peach

September 2014

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Rosh Hashanah & Remembrance

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: What do Gatsby, Miss Piggy, and the Devil have in common?

My Story – Osteopenia: What’s bone loss got to do with uterine cancer?

August 2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: A Surprise Bowl of Summer Cherries

Life Giveth, Life Taketh Away . . . and It Giveth Again

My Son’s Father’s Story – Lung Cancer: The Loss of a Co-Parent

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Second Colposcopy and Repeat Pap

July 2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Biopsy & Re-reviewed Pap Results

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Post-Colposcopy Report

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Pap Smear Uncertainty

June 2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Six-Month Checkup Yesterday

Do you always have to do what the doctor says? Part 2: When the answer may be NO 

May 2014

Celebrating Mothers and Sisters Everywhere: World Ovarian Cancer Day – May 8

April 2014

“Fashioning Cancer”: I didn’t know how not to share this . . .

Health Benefits of Yogurt

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: More Information on Blood Cancers

Words You Need to Know for Easter Sunday–the Day before “Maundy”?

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Remembering Her at Passover

In the News: Morcellation in Uterine Surgery

Feeling Grounded When Your World Is Shaking

Do you always have to do what the doctor says? Part 1: When the answer is YES

March 2014

Illness Is Not Identity: Butterflies Are Free

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Three-Month Reviews, Views, & News

My Story – Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Shorn on the First Full Day of Spring

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Update–You Can’t Unbreak Glass…but the Fragments Can Be Contained

Healthful, Delicious Eating: Five-Minute, Five-Ingredient Lunch

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Reading & Writing as Therapy

Postscript: Kohl’s “Wink of Pink” Campaign for Spring–and the Pink Elephant Page Supporting Breast Cancer

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: You Can’t Unbreak Glass…but the Fragments Can Be Contained

February 2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Radiation “The New York Way”

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: 21 Shades of Gray for Valentine’s Day

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: A Glowing Valentine’s Day, 02/14/2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: The “Demon Seed”

World Cancer Day – February 4, 2014

January 2014

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: My First Encounter with a Radioactive “Pig”

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Looking Back & Forging Ahead to Radiation

My Story – Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Bye-Bye Basal Cell & Baby Shampoo

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: The Art of Waiting

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Orange Pee & Radioactive Tampons

My Story – Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Baby New Year 2014 Arrives with Baby Shampoo . . . & the Promise of a Fresh Start, Part 2

My Story – Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Baby New Year 2014 Arrives with Baby Shampoo . . . & the Promise of a Fresh Start, Part 1

2013

December 2013

My Stories – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer & Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Cancer No More–Lessons from the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Cancer No More–Lessons & a Final Diagnosis from the Ghost of Christmas Present

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Cancer No More–Lessons from the Ghost of Christmas Past

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Cancer No More: Emotional Reflections in Blue Places

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Cancer No More–The “da Vinci” Code & Diagnosis

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Cancer No More–What a Difference a Day Makes

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: My Timeline, My Impending Surgery

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: In Memoriam on Her Birthday–Two Last Cups of Tea

An American Friendship – Associated Memory

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Wise Words from Warm, Wonderful Women– Getting by with a Little Help from My Friends . . . Synchronistically

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Emotional Factors–The Cancer Community & Beyond

November 2013

The Day After Is Also the Day Before . . .

Thankful Thanksgiving! And Thanks to All of You . . .

Uterine Cancer Risk Factors: Ladies (and Gents), Please Read

My Story – Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Yet Another Cancer!

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Mammogram Results–One Less Thing to Worry About

My Stories – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer & Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Triple-Header Tuesday

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: How to Listen to a New Cancer Patient

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Life’s a Peach

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: How to Make a New Cancer Patient Feel a Bit Better

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: How to Upset a New Cancer Patient

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Soothing Support–Update

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Lessons from Others: Mark Nepo

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Soothing Support

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: The Journey Begins


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