Category: Cancer Support

Susan Murphy Milano ~ Time’s Up, Cancer!

Susan Murphy Milano – Time’s Up, Cancer! As some readers know, our dear friend and host of  Time’s Up, Susan Murphy-Milano, has been diagnosed with stage IV cancer.  She is in the care of some wonderful doctors, and Susan fully intends to make it through this, especially with the help of her friends. She will continue to do the things she loves best — her radio shows, blogging, writing, and especially promoting the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit and the site, Document the Abuse.Com which she is extremely passionate about. Susan has started a website and daily blog to document her progress,...

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Liposuction for Breast Cancer Patients, What Would They Gain from it?

Breast cancer is the most prevalent non-skin cancer. It also accounts for the second most number of cancer fatalities. Women between the ages 40-55 are most prone for this ailment. In the US, one out of 8 women will develop breast cancer. Breast cancer patients usually need to have the malignant tumor in their breast removed. The surgical removal of tumor provides the most benefit to the patient. In some cases, the surgery can cure the cancer. However, there are side effects after the surgery. One known side effect is the condition called lymphedema. Lymphedema is a life-changing side...

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“Tasting Rain” Author Kim Malchuk 11amEST Tues. Rivers Of Faith

“Why Not Now?”   “Why not start living the life of your dreams?” For Kim Malchuk, best-selling author of Tasting Rain, the answer came in a whisper to her soul that a life of inspired purpose was truly within her reach. Trading complacency for passion, Kim was schooled in life’s most important lesson. If we can change our thoughts, we can change the direction of our lives. Her teacher was CANCER, and although it took her husband, it had no power over the enduring spirit of their love. Now an acclaimed author, motivational coach and public speaker, Kim empowers others...

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Colon Cancer Survivor: I Was Only 27 ~ Now 54!

I Was So Much Older Then, I’m Younger Than That Now… This weekend marks a significant anniversary in my life. My life was saved exactly half a lifetime ago. I was 27 years old 27 years ago when I was diagnosed with colon cancer. I had no family history. I was young , healthy and fit– not exactly a high risk candidate. Yet there I was, spending the 1984 holiday season being probed and tested for a variety of symptoms that had grown too worrisome to ignore. Sudden weight loss (at 27  I wasn’t going to question that one!), fatigue...

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The Opinionated Bitch – On The Susan G. Komen Foundation

Every day this week has brought a different story, a different excuse and a different justification from CEO Nancy Brinker for the “Board of Director’s” decision to cut funding for breast cancer screenings to Planned Parenthood. As of this moment, Ms. Brinker has just announced the Susan G. Komen Foundation has reversed their decision and will again be funding breast exams for poor and minority women who use Planned Parenthood as their sole source for health services. If Nancy Brinker and the Susan Komen Foundation are expecting a pat on the back from me… well, like my daddy used...

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