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  • Epigenetics Research Brings New Strategy to Cancer Research
    on Dec 16, 2012 in cancer
    By Doug BintzlerThe epigenome is an extension of the genome. Epigenetic mechanisms cause specific genes in certain cells to become inaccessible, thus causing these genes to be silenced. Cells become increasingly specialized, or differentiated, into a...
  • Au Temps Perdu
    on Nov 10, 2012
    illustration: Arthur RackhamI am in Iowa City, where many years ago (many many) I was a graduate student in fiction in the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop. This image came to me yesterday and seems so apt: I imagine a stage, and on it walk dozens of Wen...
  • No, not me
    on Nov 10, 2012
    In answer to your question, I don't have mets. I was making the announcement (below) for a friend. Five years and 2 months after the end of chemo, I don't have a recurrence. Though my oncologist said that with my estrogen-positive tumors, seven years...
  • News!!! Spine discovered by Republican-founded Komen Foundation
    on Nov 10, 2012
    NYT: Cancer Group, Reversing Course, Says It Will Maintain Planned Parenthood Funding Komen is reversing its course on cutting the breast-cancer screening funds at Planned Parenthoods throughout the country. (The PP in Illinois was not a recipient of...
  • Got Mets?
    on Nov 10, 2012
    For the uninitiated, mets refers to metastatic cancer. The existence of survivors with metastatic breast cancer is the unacknowledged shadow side of the reigning rah-rah-with-a-positive-attitude-and-a-lifetime-supply-of-pink-ribbons-I-beat-the-diseas...
  • I knit, therefore I am
    on Nov 10, 2012
    Why does this Englishwoman knit breasts? Find out here or post your own guess in Comments. Thanks to Anne Basye for the link.
  • Four Kinds of Breast Cancer
    on Nov 10, 2012
    The New York Times reports on a study of genomes in breast cancer in the journal Nature. The most interesting piece of it is that triple-negative breast cancer is similar to ovarian cancer and responds to ovarian-cancer treatment.
  • Lakewood & Byron, Wrigleyville, Chicago
    on Nov 10, 2012
    Our well-traveled poppies have bloomed. They started out in Litchfield, Illinois, then a few plants went to Gary, Indiana, and now they've been in Chicago a few years. If you live on the north side, come by and admire them in person.
  • Breast Cancer Town Hall Meeting, Chicago 9/30/12
    on Nov 10, 2012 in town hall meeting
    Hear ye, hear ye, all you breast cancer bitches out there:Do you have questions about treatment options, nutrition and physical activity, family history, and supportive oncology services to help you move forward after breast cancer? This FREE interac...
  • Inquiry: Block cancer center
    on Nov 10, 2012
    Fellow cancer folk: Have you been treated at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment in Skokie? A friend of a friend in California has stage four stomach cancer and is thinking of traveling to Block for treatment. You can describe...
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