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An Update from Carol: My Nipple Reconstruction

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On the 26th September, exactly a year to the date of my mastectomy I had my final nipple tattoo (2nd of two) – and it looks amazing!! I feel I have been very fortunate with my journey. Everything seems to have gone to text book.   I was told I was a very good healer. I think this is due to a combination of reasons, genes, being physically fit, a positive attitude and the high dosage of vitamin C which my Naturopath recommend I take, once it was established I needed…read more

An Update from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

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I have had the amazing privilege of receiving a scholarship from the Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation and support from Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition to attend this years world leading, international Breast Cancer Symposium in San Antonio (The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium). Arriving here late Friday night (to try and get over any jet lag), the meet and greet the other delegates kicked off proceedings last night. We heard from the wonderful Dr Susan Love, and also Shirley Mertz from the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance, who presented a insightful and…read more