The Radiant Wrap Blog

MyBCTeam-The Social Network for Women Fighting Breast Cancer

By trwadmin | January 24, 2013 |

I just became a member of the website MyBCTeam.com. Lots of sites out there to talk and blog on- but MyBCTeam seems to be a bit different. The site’s goal is to build a social network to make it easier for women to connect with each other and exchange insights...

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Miss D.C. plans Double Masectomy

By trwadmin | January 14, 2013 |

The 24-year-old Miss D.C. plans to undergo a double mastectomy. She is removing both breasts as a preventive measure to reduce her chances of developing cancer that killed her mother, grandmother and great aunt. She does not carry the “breast cancer genes” BRCA1 and BRCA2. The number of women opting...

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Breast Cancer- California Bay area communities at highest risk!

By trwadmin | January 6, 2013 |

In November, a new study identified two large “areas of concern” in the Bay Area with breast cancer rates 10 to 20 percent higher than the state average. In 2008, the most recent year studied, the South Bay “area of concern” had 123 invasive breast cancer cases per 100,000 women,...

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Tamoxifen or a new alternative…Endoxifen

By trwadmin | December 27, 2012 |

Here’s an article I found from an online Magazine called “Science Codex”. My doctor prescribed Arimidex as I refused Tamoxifen as my mother had recurrences on Tamoxifen. Looks like there may be a better alternative called Endoxifen…. For nearly a decade, breast cancer researchers studying tamoxifen hormone therapy have been...

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In Memoriam

By trwadmin | December 16, 2012 |

The only thing that I can think about is what happened in Newtown, Connecticut. I grew up in Ridgefield, about twenty minutes from Newtown. An idyllic place- far away from all the madness the big cities had. This week we all saw how no one is immune- tragedy can come...

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