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    The MammaPrint® Test, a Tumor Profiler

    Gene expression tests can be a very good way to learn more about your particular form of breast cancer. Based on the information these tests provide, your doctor can then decide how best to treat your cancer, or even choose no further treatment after surgery. Gene expression tests are not the same thing as genetic testing, which is done using a sample of blood, saliva,... Read More

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    Announcing the Release of My How-To Courses

    You haven’t heard much from me lately because I have been hard at work putting together something that women going through breast cancer have been requesting me to put together for a long time. It has taken me nearly three years of pretty constant work, but I am pleased to announce the release of “Toxic Free Me”. Toxic Free Me is a comprehensive how-to course... Read More

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    Last night I was flipping through an older book on cancer that I’d sent to my mother in 1997 when she’d been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer – it had spread to her bones and I was combing all the book shops (no Internet then!) to find anything and everything I could to help her. … Continue reading Stress and Breast Cancer Stem Cells →

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    Yesterday I posted on my Facebook business page (Marnie Clark, Breast Health Coach) a very interesting article about a study that had researchers investigating how it is possible that breast cancer cells from a primary tumor migrate to the bones. Researchers were looking into what was happening in the bones that allowed cancer cells to … Continue reading Protecting Bones From Breast Cancer Metastasis →

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    If you have been diagnosed with hormone receptor positive breast cancer, meaning that the cancer cells were shown to be fueled by estrogen, and sometimes progesterone, no doubt as part of your post-surgery treatment plan, your doctor recommended that you take hormone inhibiting drugs. You would have been recommended to take either Tamoxifen, which blocks … Continue reading The Merits, or Otherwise, of Ten Years of Aromatase Inhibitors →

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    Folic Acid and Breast Cancer Risk Folic acid, a synthetic form of a natural vitamin known as folate (or vitamin B9), appears to be causing problems for our health and several studies have demonstrated a link between folic acid and a higher breast cancer risk. I thought this was important enough to share with you, … Continue reading Folic Acid and Breast Cancer Risk →