Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer – My Story & More

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ON THIS SITE, I HAVE TOLD MY PERSONAL STORY, INCLUDING MY SUBSEQUENT VAGINAL RADIATION (BRACHYTHERAPY), AND WILL BE TELLING OTHERS’ STORIES AS WELL. THESE POSTS PROVIDE MUCH WELL-DOCUMENTED MEDICAL INFORMATION AND LINKS TO INFORMATIVE AND SUPPORTIVE RESOURCES THAT WILL HELP READERS BECOME EDUCATED, ENLIGHTENED, EMPOWERED, AND ENCOURAGED AS THEY PURSUE THEIR OWN JOURNEYS WITH UTERINE CANCER. 

ALSO SEE UTERINE CANCER RISK FACTORS AND UTERINE CANCER RESOURCES.*

*NOTE: THE RISK FACTORS AND RESOURCES PAGES ARE CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED.

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IMPORTANT NOTE


2017

September 27

The Privilege of Turning 65

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

Living Her Life in “Jeopardy” Before Colon Cancer Claimed Her

Quick Update: My Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer Story: Three Peach Roses on My Three-Year Anniversary

My Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer Story: Three Peach Roses on My Three-Year Anniversary

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

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

November 2016

Update on Gynecologic Cancers in Memory of Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill, PBS Reporter, Dies of Uterine Cancer

Happy 3rd Anniversary, Patient Path!

September 2016

September Is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – Information & Stories Within

July 2016

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

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

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

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

May 2015

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

March 2015

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

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 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 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 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

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 . . .

In the News: Morcellation in Uterine Surgery

Feeling Grounded When Your World Is Shaking

March 2014

Illness Is Not Identity: Butterflies Are Free

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

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

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 – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: The Art of Waiting

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

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 from the Ghost of Christmas Present

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Cancer No More–Lessons & a Final Diagnosis 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

Personal History Project: My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion

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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