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"Women with #densebreasts have a higher risk of #breastcancer than women with fatty breasts, & the risk increases with increasing breast density. This increased risk is separate from the effect of dense breasts on the ability to read a mammogram."
http://ow.ly/L5lG30kAiSo National Cancer Institute
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@densebreastscdn put this video together about #densebreasts. Women with dense breasts have a higher risk of an interval cancer - a lump detected in between interval screenings.
http://ow.ly/aml030kvuPm #bcsm #breastcancer
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densebreastscanada put this video together about #densebreasts. Dense breast tissue & cancer appear white on a mammogram creating a masking effect and making it hard for the radiologist to see cancer.
http://ow.ly/aml030kvuPm
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How Song Writing Promotes Creative-Self Expression by @TaylorKurta http://ow.ly/sALw30koiMy
“Therapeutic song writing is a technique that music therapists often encourage regardless of the patient’s previous experience with music or song writing.”
#integrativetherapy #cancer
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Therapeutic Song Writing in Healthcare: How Song Writing Promotes Creative-Self Expression by @TaylorKurta http://ow.ly/sALw30koiMy
“To be with patients in their suffering is something I do not take lightly and will hold closely throughout my career.”
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Therapeutic #SongWriting in Healthcare by Taylor Kurta http://ow.ly/sALw30koiMy “This has given me confidence & strength. I feel a sense of accomplishment. I never really become emotional but I also never thought that I would write a song from my hospital bed.” #SelfExpression
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A Full Life & a Grateful Heart http://ow.ly/vC0V30jW0Rp
"Good palliative care means leaving prognosis behind, & focusing on the days ahead & the moments within them, specific to each patient’s wishes. It has become known as the Palliative Approach across North America & beyond.."
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A New Chapter by bereaved father Terry Edquist.
http://ow.ly/N8io30jUDNl "We choose to celebrate his life the best way we can every day. We also realize and accept, that not every day will be sunny, there will be stormy days. " #youngadultcancer #bereavedparent @PatTaylorCR
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A Full Life and a Grateful Heart http://ow.ly/vC0V30jW0Rp
What does Palliative Care mean to you?
"Now, we are seeing a shift to a new approach and greater understanding of what these special caregivers can offer their patients, at any age and any stage of disease."
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AYAs: Make your voice heard! by @CESchilstra
Tip#1: Check Your Perspective! Always keep in mind that your voice is important, no matter what your age is. You know better than anyone what you need and what you want. Your voice can – and should – be heard.
http://ow.ly/Noaw30jw9t1
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