BCAM 2021: Day #4

No Half Measures

This is one of the facts that surprised me the most when I started getting into the nitty-gritty details of breast cancer after my own diagnosis. Understanding that there are so many different variables that make up the umbrella of the term “breast cancer,” has helped me understand better why a cure hasn’t been found yet. If it was one disease and homogenous (the same), figuring out how cancer works would be much less complex.

One of the first things I advise newly diagnosed people is to understand their subtype and why it is different from others. While about 30% of us have a chance of mutation of the cancer in our bodies, most of us can get to know our subtype and know that’s the one we need to watch out for. Treatment, how and when, and dealing with side effects is different for different subtypes; it behooves us…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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