Blogging brings us all closer together | Tami Boehmer | Miracle Survivors

See on Scoop.it – Resources For People Living With A Cancer Diagnosis & Their Families & Care-Partners Miracle Survivors was named among the 23 top breast cancer blogs; here’s a few more that should have made the list. See on http://www.tamiboehmer.com Advertisements

Almanac Online : Simitian breast cancer bill takes effect April 1

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer A bill introduced by former state Sen. Joe Simitian requiring medical professionals to notify women they have dense breast tissue will go into effect on April 1. Heather Swift‘s insight: [NO FOOLIN’]   A bill introduced by former state Sen. Joe Simitian requiring medical professionals to … Continue reading

Giving Breast Cancer Survivors the Tools to Define, on Their Own Terms, What the Healing Process Looks Like

See on Scoop.it – Resources For People Living With A Cancer Diagnosis & Their Families & Care-Partners “As the design ideas flowed, I wondered how many other breast cancer survivors were in Molly’s situation. How many resources are available for women who want another option to the standard reconstruction process? And what would it take … Continue reading

Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment – MayoClinic.com

See on Scoop.it – Resources For People Living With A Cancer Diagnosis & Their Families & Care-Partners Cancer survivors may experience a variety of emotions upon completing cancer treatment. See on http://www.mayoclinic.com

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“I started METAvivor out of outrage.” Dian (CJ) Corneliussen-James Co-Founder of METAvivor Research and Support, Inc Born from the outrage of four women, METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. is a non-profit with a purpose–To increase research funding for metastatic cancer. Dian (CJ) Corneliussen-James  is one of those…

Cancer In Young Adults … Through Parents’ Eyes | Home

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Doctors should return phone calls because it is the right thing to do

See on Scoop.it – Resources For People Living With A Cancer Diagnosis & Their Families & Care-Partners This is what I provide for my own patients. This is what all patients deserve. If my veterinarians can behave like doctors, so can we. See on http://www.kevinmd.com

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.Res. 69: Supporting the designation of March 2013, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

H.Res. 69: Supporting the designation of March 2013, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Thank you to our newest cosponsors! New Cosponsor: Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] New Cosponsor: Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6] To view full text on Thomas:  http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hres69?utm_campaign=govtrack_email_update&utm_source=govtrack/email_update&utm_medium=email Need help finding your legislators? Find your representatives: http://www.opencongress.org/people/zipcodelookup

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1070: Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2013

H.R. 1070: Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2013:To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening. Thank you to our newest cosponsors! New Cosponsor: Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6] New Cosponsor: Rep. Gene … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] S. 516: PROSTATE Act

S. 516: PROSTATE Act:  A bill to reduce disparities and improve access to effective and cost efficient diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer through advances in testing, research, and education, including through telehealth, comparative effectiveness research, and identification of best practices in patient education and outreach particularly with respect to underserved racial, ethnic and rural … Continue reading