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Support Community Archives – Page 5 of 13 – #BCSM

Cancer survivors find creativity
From Crisis to Creativity

When #BCSM started in the summer of 2011, I never imagined the community would grow beyond the virtual confines of Twitter. Almost 4 years later, I’m still amazed and in awe of the collective wisdom and extraordinary passion that embodies the community of #BCSM. One particular aspect of our community that has always fascinated me […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Sharsheret
On: May 13, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

What is your mission? How do you make it happen? Our mission is to offer a community of support to women, of all Jewish backgrounds, diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources. How is your organization unique? Sharsheret is […]

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#BCSM Spotlight – Elissa Malcohn
On: May 5, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Tell us about your breast cancer experience, including diagnosis and treatment: I was diagnosed with invasive colloid (mucinous) carcinoma on March 4, 2014.  A regular screening mammogram had found a 1.8-cm tumor in my left breast.  The tumor was removed via lumpectomy on March 25 with clear margins and was ER/PR positive, HER2 negative.  Four sentinel lymph […]

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I Need Surgery – Now What?
On: Apr 13, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

A list of must haves, should haves, and might wants…    Most of us have been there – preparing for surgery. For our chat on 4/20/15, let’s share what we’ve learned to help make it easier for someone else. Tips, products, questions to ask – nothing is off limits! There are some ingenious things out […]

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