Four Kinds of Breast Cancer

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.

Breast Cancer Town Hall Meeting, Chicago 9/30/12

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 interactive discussion about breakthroughs in breast cancer is a unique opportunity to have your questions answered by the experts at Northwestern's Lurie Cancer Center. Visit exhibits to discover breast cancer resources in your community and learn about local and national organizations providing support.

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Exhibits and registration open at 12 noon
Program: 1pm - 4pm

Arthur Rubloff Building, 375 E. Chicago Ave. (Corner of Lake Shore Dr. & Chicago Ave.—
enter on Chicago Ave.)

Are you there, Doc? It's me, Judy

It is with sadness that we welcome Judy Blume to the breast-cancer sisterhood. It sounds like she's making the best of it and she has an early stage. We at Cancer Bitch Central wish her well.